January 3, 1924 - July 14, 2022

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Roger Clifton “RC” Stone, Jr., age 98, lost his battle with old age and surrendered peacefully on July 14, 2022. Born on January 3, 1924 in Nansemond County, VA to Roger and Maggie Stone, he served as an Infantry Sergeant in North Africa and Italy during WWII and after being wounded, transferred to the Quartermaster Unit to complete his wartime service. After returning home, RC and Roger Sr. opened Stone’s Supermarket in Suffolk, VA and became known for their custom cut aged beef, country ham and pies. RC was predeceased by his wife of 75 years, Mildred Schadel Stone, his parents, Roger and Maggie Stone, Sr., and sister Margaret Jane Fanney. RC is survived by son Rex C. Stone and wife Deborah Henry, daughter, Julie Angel, grandson Chris Angel, nephews Joe Stone and Roger Fanney and wife Kim, and great granddaughter Morrie Mullen. Services will be conducted at a later date in Suffolk, VA