Sept. 26, 1938 – Sept. 24, 2012
TORRINGTON – Francis Thomas Stone, 73, of Torrington, died on Sept. 24 at Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1938, in Sheridan, the son of Leonard and Meryl Eva (Guwnels) Stone.
Francis entered the Wyoming Training School at age 6 and was there until July 1991, when he moved to Torrington and became a client at DSI.
He liked Western movies, especially John Wayne, Disney movies, going to baseball games and going for rides in the country to see the farms and to farm implement dealers to look at tractors. He collected John Deere memorabilia.
Francis is survived by a cousin, Karen Higgins, of Washington state; and a dear friend, Darrell Castor, of Torrington.
He was preceded in death by his parents and other family members.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Hall officiating. Cremation has taken place.
A memorial has been established to Diversified Services Incorporated. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home.
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