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Richard Jerard "Rod" Stone

September 25, 1967 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 54)


Richard Jerard "Rod" Stone, age 54, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022, at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Georgia following a brief illness. Mr. Stone was born on September 25, 1967, in Douglas, GA to Richard Stone and the late Bonnie Lou Kirkland Stone.

Survivors include: Wife, Tamra Stone of Douglas, GA, Father, Richard Stone of Douglas, GA, Son, Bud (Madison) Stone of Douglas, GA, Son, Jarrett Stone of Douglas, GA, Daughter, Breanna  (Jackson) Carver of Tunkhannock, PA, Grandchildren, Albert Lee Wilcox of Douglas, GA, Maddox Alexander Carver of Douglas, GA, Sister, Tammy S (James) Carpenter of Viena, GA, Pam Stone of Douglas, GA, Niece, Megan Myers of Douglas, GA, Cady Youngblood of Douglas, GA, Nephew, Will Cady, Sister-in-Law, Laura Denning, Amy Jordan. Preceded by: Mother, Bonnie Lou Kirkland Stone.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Sims Funeral Home. 

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm, at Saving Grace Ministries with Rev. Cliff Kirkland, Rev. Jimmy Jordan, and Rev. Benji Capps officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Holiness Baptist Church Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be: Timmy Stone, Richard Luke, Keith Carver, Stacy Henderson, Doug Coffey, Tony Davis, Joe Cichirillo, Bruce Rowell, Rickey Hersey, Tracy Lott, and Gale Hersey. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Kristen Morrison, Dr. Edith Wilson, Dr. Stan Sinclair, Teresa Wilson, Alyssa Taft, Anita Herndon, Tonya Kight, Andy Lott, Missie Eldridge, James Newman, Douglas National Bank Employees, John Martin, and Jeff Hennesy.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of the arrangements.


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April 12, 2022

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
April 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Saving Grace Ministries
1149 Dewberry Rd
Douglas, GA 31533

April 13, 2022

Salem Holiness Baptist Church Cemetery
299 Pecan Grove Lane
Douglas, GA 31533

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