Harold Edward Stone
Harold Edward “Skipper” Stone journeyed home to Heaven at the age of 82 on October 22, 2022.
Harold was born on April 10, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York and resided in St. Lucie County, Florida.
He married his best friend, Betty L. Vaughn on Memorial Day, 1969. They shared 35 priceless years of marriage (R.I.P. Betty 11/18/2003).
Harold was honorably discharged from the United States Army Corps of Engineers as a draftsman, engineer equipment repair, and a sharpshooter (rifle). He worked at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft as an engineer, City of Margate Public Works, commercial and residential construction foreman and with Fast Food Enterprises.
He was a member of the AMVETS/Life Member Post FL #15, Disabled American Veterans Chapter #074, Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York and Florida/Master Mason, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #513, The American Legion Post #0358, and Veteran of Foreign War Post #14000.
Skipper was also a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Life Member of the Good Sam Club, Life Member of the Handyman Club of America, member of the Local Automobile Auctions, Military Vehicle Preservation Association, Model “A” Clubs, National Geographic Society, National Rifle Association, Steam Locomotive Association, United States Power Squadron of Port St. Lucie, Florida, and the Vintage Automotive Club of the Palm Beaches.
He also collected model trains & Spanish Gallion Ships, enjoyed floating on the water with a fishing pole in his hand, getting stuck & dirty at the local mudding events, restoring all types of vehicles including an Army CCKW 6x6 Deuce-And-A-Half, soaking up the rays in the warmth of Florida’s beautiful sun, teaching his many, many skills to his family and friends, and traveling and camping out in his RV’s with family and friends.
Harold spent his later part of life side by side with his daughter, Lora R. Stone. She was not only his Loving Daughter; she was also his Best Friend, Companion, and Caregiver.
Please join us in “Celebrating the Life of Harold Stone” on January 22, 2023 from 11AM-5PM at the AMVETS Post FL #15 (in the back room) 2024 S. US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 464-7751.
We look forward to seeing you!! Kindly, R.S.V.P. by text to (772) 201-6499.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care and Treasure Coast Hospice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.