David J Stoner, 68, of Findlay, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 26, at Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton. Dave was born on September 1, 1946 in Findlay, to the late Richard and Mimi (Winders) Stoner. Dave graduated from Findlay High School in 1964, served his country in the U.S. Army, and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He worked at Findlay Mantel and Tile Company for many years and was known to many as “The Tile Guy.” Dave was an avid boater, fisherman and enjoyed fishing with his friends and many dogs. He loved the water.
Dave is survived by his wife of 26 years, Linda (Wood) Stoner; children, Ann (Billy) Martin, Jenny (Scott) Benningfield, Chuck (Sarah) Laveglia, and Bill (Colleen) Laveglia; grandchildren, Scott, Allison, Nathan, Zach, Ashley, Emily, Tony, Michael, Dominic, Morgan, and Mallory; sister, Becky (Gary) Hawk; brother, Joseph (Anne) Stoner many nieces and nephews; and beloved dog “Dock II”
Friends and family may visit on Tuesday, September 30, from 4-8 p.m. at Hufford Family Funeral Home, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Larry Kreps officiating. Full military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veteran Memorial Squad following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dave’s name may be made to the Cincinnati Shriners Burn Hospital, the AMVETS Post 21, Findlay, or to the Irish Setter Rescue of Ohio. Online condolences may be sent to: www.huffordfh.com.