John R. “Rob” Stone
May 31, 1955 ‒ February 09, 2018
Mr. John Robert Stone, known to his friends and family as Rob, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at his family home in Marion, Ohio. He was born on May 31, 1955 to John Royal and Barbara (Axe) Stone.
After graduating from Galion Senior High School, Rob enlisted in the U.S. Army as a medic. Following his service, Rob attended the Ohio State University earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy. For most of his career, he worked as a pharmacist in the Marion and Galion areas. Rob enjoyed camping, photography, military history, gardening, and nightly “beagle walks” with his beloved dogs. He was also an avid runner, completing several Columbus Marathons. Rob loved his Cleveland sports teams too, rooting for the Cavs, Indians, and even the Browns, no matter how many times they lost. He was a friend of Dr. Bob and Bill W.
Rob was a loving husband and father who will be missed dearly by his family. He is survived by his wife Sandra Stone and son Robert “Bob” Stone, both of Marion; his daughter Barbara “Lindy Stone (Dandrich Lim) of Goodyear, Arizona; his sister Mary Ellen Droke (Robert) of Kingsport, TN; and his brother David Stone, also of Kingsport, TN.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, his great-aunt Mary K Stone, and his sister, Margaret Anne Stone.
Calling hours will be held on February 14, 2018 from 3pm to 6pm at Gunder Hall Chapel, 347 West Center Street, Marion, Ohio 43302. A funeral ceremony will follow at 6pm.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Rob’s family. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.