Benjamin Nelson Stone, Jr. (Benji), age 60, passed away on August 25, 2021 at his residence in Dayton, TN. Benji was born on June 13, 1961 in Toledo, OH, the son of the late Benjamin Stone, Sr. and Norma Sneed of Dayton, TN. Benji lived in Dayton, TN all of his life after moving from Ohio at a very young age. He attended Rhea County High School. Benji drove a semi over-road and worked for La-Z-Boy Chair Plant in Dayton. He also served in the National Guard in Rockwood and Dayton. He was of the Christian faith, read his bible religiously, and knew God as his savior and saving grace. Benji loved horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, and working out. He loved to just get in his car and just drive the country side, and seeing God’s creations. He also liked helping the homeless and needy and talking to them about God’s Love.
Benji is preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Stone, Sr.; brothers, Tommy Stone, Roger Stone, and Glen Stone; nephews, Michael Oldham and Van Flint.
Benji is survived by his mother, Norma Sneed of Dayton; brother, Jimmy (Christine) Stone of Graysville; sister, Susan (Jerry) Oldham of Dayton; sister, Linda (Jeff) Flint of Nashville; brother Scottie (Christine) Stone of Chattanooga; brother, Steven Brock of Dayton. He is also survived by one son, Ben; one daughter, Ashley; several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Funeral service will be on September 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends on September 11, 2021 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Coulter Garrison Funeral Home.
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