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Gerald “Buck” Stone

Mr. Gerald “Buck” Gordon Stone, Sr., age 73, of Zebulon, passed away April 13, 2022.  Buck grew up in College Park, graduating from Lake Shore High School. He was the son of the late Lawrence Stone and Edith Trussel Stone. After graduation, he voluntarily joined the United States Navy Seabees division and served in Vietnam. Buck is a Vietnam Combat Veteran.  While stationed in Rhode Island, he met and married Brenda Perrin.  For 14 years, Buck owned and operated his own trucking company, CCDS in College Park.  He later became the manager of Walmart in Locust Grove, where he worked for several years. He enjoyed playing golf, watching Atlanta Braves baseball, and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Lawrence “Larry” Stone.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years: Brenda Perrin Stone; children: Beede Stone and wife Dawn, Krishna Stone Memmler and husband Wayne, Cliff Stone and fiancé Dawn Jimmerson; grandchildren:  Brett Greer and fiancé Taylor Hudson, Kendyl Allen and husband Jordan, Cameron Stone, Andrew Greer, McKenzie Memmler, Cason Stone and Cash Stone; great-great-granddaughter: Rae Marie Greer; nieces: Nicole Cranney and husband Dirk, Alicia Sabin, Melissa Tucker and husband Jumaane; nephew: Jarrad Sabin; and many great nieces and nephew.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 24, at 2:30 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home. 

Friends may visit the family on Sunday, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the funeral home.

Those wishing to make donations may do so to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org/, in memory of Buck.

Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

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