James Keith Stone
James Keith Stone of Green Forest, Arkansas was born July 13, 1949, in Berryville, Arkansas to Chalmer and Clara Lee (McNeil) Stone. Keith passed away December 14, 2021, in Green Forest at the age of 72.
Keith was a member of the IUOE Local 101 along with the VFW. Keith served his country in the Army from 1967 until 1970, spending time in both Vietnam and Korea. After his military time, Keith began his career as a pipeliner. He traveled the U.S. pipelining for the next 42 years, making numerous friends along the way. He was an avid sports fan and could be seen at Green Forest High School cheering on the teams. He also loved watching his grandsons and great nephews’ youth games. Keith also loved attending car shows and visiting with every person he could.
He is survived by his son Brandon Stone and wife Kimberly of Green Forest; sister Linda Stone of Green Forest; grandchildren Ryne and Ethan Stone of Green Forest; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
December 2, 1974, Keith was united in marriage to Netta Sue Stone who preceded him in death. He is also preceded by his parents Chalmer and Clara Lee Stone; sister Bobbie Stone.
Visitation will be 1:00 pm till 2:00 pm, Monday, December 20, 2021, at First Assembly of God Church in Green Forest followed by the Funeral Service at 2:00 pm with Brandon Stone and Jim Goins officiating. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Green Forest Schools Athletic Department, PO Box 1950, Green Forest, AR 72638. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.