James B. Stone III

James B. Stone III

IRVINGTON—James B. Stone III, 90, of Irvington passed away on September 1, 2019.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Margaret “Peg” Stone; two devoted daughters, Barbara Mait (Russell) and Jennifer Crowder (William); three loving grandsons, Will and Mitchell Crowder and Alex Mait; sister, Nancy S. Rosenberg; and brother, Robert L. Stone (Bobbie).

He was preceded in death by his parents, J. Bernard Stone Jr. and Violet Carter Stone; and his sister, Patricia S. Shepherd.

Mr. Stone was born and raised in Fredericksburg. He graduated from Fork Union Military Academy and Strayer College of Accountancy and was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Jim was employed for 40 years by the Washington Gas Light Company.

Jim was a very active church member, a fervent sports fan, an avid sailor, a scout leader and a coach. He was member of White Stone United Methodist Church and the Rappahannock River Yacht Club.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, Irvington. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Foundation, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, VA 22480; or to a charity of your choice.

The family would like to express sincere thanks and gratitude to the caregivers at RWC.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.