Mr. Albert Epsy Stone, age 77, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Delene, in 2007. He was the son of the late Herbert and Raba Snell Stone of Moore County.
He is survived by a daughter, Cyndy Stone Allen, granddaughter, Layne Michelle Allen of Murfreesboro, and a son, Robin Stone. He is also survived by two sisters, Alberta (Claude) Parks of Warren Michigan, Lynda Phillips of Shelbyville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Albert graduated with a B.S. degree from UTK in 1958 and earned his Master’s degree from MTSU in 1971. In his early career, he taught vocational agriculture at Giles County, Franklin County, and Columbia Central High Schools. He later broadened his career by working as manager of the Maury County PCA, Counselor at the Pulaski Vo-Tech School, and a Job Development Officer at Columbia State Community College. After Columbia State, he was employed by ARO at AEDC in Tullahoma, TN., as a Training Coordinator. He held numerous positions while at AEDC for 18 years. After an early retirement from AEDC, he was employed at the Tennessee Technology Center in Shelbyville as a youth facilitator which involved working and counseling with at risk students.
His devotion for helping people was beneficial to three Kiwanis Clubs in Columbia, and in Tullahoma. He was an active member for a total of 45 years. He also served as a Lt. Governor in the Kiwanis Organization.
Albert accepted Christ when he was 13 years old and served in various capacities in the Methodist Church throughout his life.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM, in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel.
The service will begin at 4:00 PM in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Edd Templeton and Rev. Paul Purdue officiating.
Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.