Mr. Thomas "Stoney" Foy Stone, 80 of Winder, Ga., affectionately known as "Stoney" passed away quietly at his son's home, on Friday, January 17, 2020 in Winder, GA where he lived for the past 8 years.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday January 25, 2020 at Pine Forest Church Cemetery with military honors. The Rev. Terry Hawkins and Rev. Brian Bailey will officiate.
Mr. Stone was born on October 14, 1939 in Tifton, Ga., to the late Dewey Malone and Mary Olive Eubanks Stone. He was an only child where he lived in Tifton GA, until his parents moved to Miami, FL where he graduated from Miami Central High School. All through high school, he worked at Puritan Dairy. After graduation, he worked at Channel 4. Mr. Stone loved the military so he joined the United States Marine Corps for the next 4 years, until being honorably discharged on a hardship due to his father's illness. After his father's death, Mr. Stone and his mother moved to Albany, GA where where he went to work at Carlton Company Caterpillar. He retired on November 30, 2001 after 36 years of service. During his tenure at Carlton, Mr. Stone missed the military so he joined the Georgia Army National Guard in Dawson, GA staying 17 years, retiring as E-7 on February 23, 1996 with 21 years of military service.
Mr. Stone is survived by his wife, Carylon Annette Willis Stone of nearly 47 years of Winder, Ga; son, Robert Jess Burnett (Rhonda), daughter Kimberley Shannon Stone Waskiewicz (Andrew); grandchildren, Christopher Ferrell (Kaci) of Leesburg, GA, Casey Malone Burnett stationed with the US Navy in VA, Allison Leigh Burnett of Winder, GA, Joshua Stone Waskiewicz and Ava Rose Waskiewicz of Watkinsville, GA, two great grandchildren Emily Juanita Ferrell of Leesburg, GA and Gunner Payne Sweet of Winder, GA. He is preceded in death by a great grandchild, Avery Justice Ferrell .
The family will receive friends and family on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Banks Funeral Home from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.
Please sign our online guest registry at
Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements
Published on January 21, 2020


Plant a tree in memory
of Thomas "Stoney"
Plant a tree

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.
The guestbook expires on April 20, 2020.

Showing 10 of 1 posts

Joy Hill
Jan 21, 2020
Sorry to read of your loss. May each of you be Blessed with the Love of Christ.