Lawrence Alfred Stone1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

(June 15, 1921 - October 24, 1990)
RelationshipGrandfather of Dan Stone
Father*Arthur Pearl Stone (April 13, 1880 - August 30, 1954)
Mother*Donna Ethel Phillips (September 13, 1888 - May 25, 1964)
BirthLawrence Alfred Stone was born on June 15, 1921 in Montesano, Grays Harbor County, Washington, and was a lifetime resident of the city.1,11,12,7
NicknameLawrence Alfred Stone also went by the name of Larry.13
NicknameLawrence Alfred Stone was also known by the name of Lar (pronounced the same as lair.)13
NoteLarry, as he was known, was reared on a farm by his parents, Arthur Pearl Stone and Donna Ethel Phillips.1
GraduationIn 1939, Lawrence Alfred Stone graduated from Montesano High School, lettering in football.1
EducationHe next went to school at Washington State University in Pullman, where he also lettered in football and was a member of the Army ROTC program.1
NoteDuring his college years, on drives across Washington heading back home to Montesano, Lawrence would sometimes stop in Thorp, at the home of his aunt, Mary Julette Stone, and she would have cookies for him. This led to her becoming his favorite aunt.14
OccupationLawrence Alfred Stone was a carpenter in his early years.1
OccupationHe was then employed at Automatic Ceiling Vault Company in Elma, Grays Harbor County, Washington.1
OccupationHe was self-employed as a cement contractor.1
RetirementHe retired from cement contracting in 1984.1
EducationHe graduated from Cornell University via correspondence course, with a degree from the Lab of Ornithology. With birds as his specialty, his carvings featured intricate details of each feather, and he became well known for his talent.1,13
DeathHe died on October 24, 1990 at Saint Peter Hospital, Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, at age 69.15,11,1,12
FuneralA graveside service, with Rev. Ken Bomberg officiating, was held on October 29, 1990 at Wynooche Cemetery, Montesano, Grays Harbor County, Washington.1
BurialHe was buried in Wynooche Cemetery, Montesano, Grays Harbor County, Washington.1,12

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Last EditedJuly 22, 2014

Citations

  1. [S116] Lawrence Stone obituary, The Vidette, Montesano, Washington, 1 November 1990, page 11, column 7.
  2. [S225] Stone-Dromensk (Lawrence A. Stone and Lila C. Dromensk) marriage, certificate number 17126, 11 November 1945, Washington State Archives; Grays Harbor County Marriage Records: Marriage Returns (Statistical Data), 1912-1939; Marriage Certificates, 1871-1877, 1912-1999 (online database); database and digital copy at http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/ViewRecord.aspx?RID=9903A87D949A51FCF4E6FFECA8A6E499, viewed 12 February 2011.
  3. [S364] Phillip Richart and Nancy Stone engagement announcement, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper, in Lila (Dromensk) Stone Scrapbook, circa 1942-2010, unpaginated; privately held by Mrs. Stone, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], 2008.
  4. [S365] Kevin Lawrence Hupp birth announcement, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper, in Juanita (Stone) Hall Scrapbook, circa 1950-82, unpaginated; privately held by Mrs. Stone, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], 2008.
  5. [S366] Stacey Raynell Hupp birth announcement, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper, in Juanita (Stone) Hall Scrapbook, circa 1950-82, unpaginated; privately held by Mrs. Stone, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], 2008.
  6. [S1] Personal knowledge of Dan Stone, provided middle name of Alfred.
  7. [S2032] Unknown author, Details: Year: 1930; Census Place: Fairview, Grays Harbor, Washington;Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: . Citation Text: BirthResidence place: Fairview, Grays Harbor, Washington (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date.)
  8. [S1785] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2012.)
  9. [S1800] Ancestry.com, 1940 United States Federal Census (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2012.)
  10. [S647] Washington State Archives, Grays Harbor County Marriage Records: Marriage Returns (StatisticalData), 1912-1939; Marriage Certificates, 1871-1877, 1912-1999 (onlinedatabase): Stone-Dromensk, Record Type: Certificate of marriage,Spouses' Names: Lawrence A. Stone and Lila C. Dromens (n.p.: Name: 11 November 1945, Access Date, viewed 12 February 2011;, unknown publish date.)
  11. [S19] "Social Security Death Index, Master File," Social Security Administration, Lawrence A. Stone record, online database at http://www.ancestry.com, viewed 23 May 2007.
  12. [S5] Lawrence A. Stone tombstone, Wynooche Cemetery, Montesano, Grays Harbor County, Washington; transcribed and photographed by George Daniel Stone and George Arthur Stone, November 2006.
  13. [S1] Personal knowledge of Dan Stone.
  14. [S34] Personal knowledge of Lila Cecilia Dromensk.
  15. [S16] "Washington Death Index, 1940-1996," Washington State Department of Health, Lawrence A Stone record, certificate number 031730, online database at http://www.ancestry.com, viewed 23 May 2007.