Shawn Lambert Stone, 32, of Perry, died Friday, February 28, 2014 in the Perry Hospital.
Shawn was born December 16, 1981 in Appling County and was a member of Altamaha Baptist Church. He graduated from Jeff Davis County High School in 2000 and went on to receive his Aviation Mechanic Degree from Middle Georgia College. He was employed as an aviation mechanic at Robins Air Force Base where he worked on jet planes. He was an avid outdoorsman, a devoted father and a loving son and brother, and a friend to many. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Helen Stone.
Survivors include his children, Kylee Stone, Kaitlin Stone, and Kaden Stone, all of Cochran; parents, Kenneth and Sherry Stone of Hazlehurst; brother, Justin Stone of Hazlehurst; niece, Brianna Stone of Hazlehurst; maternal grandparents, Vickers and Patricia Mead of Hazlehurst; paternal grandfather, Nathan Stone of Baxley; special friend, Michelle Fincher and her family of Perry; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. from Hillcrest Baptist Church in Hazlehurst with the Rev. Brian Brazzell and the Rev. Charles Hutcheson officiating. Interment followed in Altamaha Baptist Church Cemetery in Appling County.
Active pallbearers were Stephen Mullis, Matt Rowell, Calvin Edwards, Kenny Bell, Kenneth Cravey and Stetson Wood.
Honorary pallbearers were Michael Jennings and the crew of the 561st B Flight Squadron.
Musical selections were rendered by Kam Brazzell, Lorrie Lewis, and Vicki Waters.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.