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A fireman passed away today He was the man that fell at the Rangers game EDIT Obit added!

Posted by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 12:53 AM
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 A local fireman passed away today while he and his son was at a Texas rangers game, he leaned over to get a ball and fell 20ft.. Please keep his family and friends in your prayers.. 

 I added the Obit so that if any of yall wanted to signthe guest book online you can.. there should be a link somewhere in the obit.. Thanks so much for those that have shown respect with your kind words. Just read his obit to what a awesome guy Shannon was..He gave right up to the very end, he gave the gift of life and the gift of sight.

Lt. Shannon Stone

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Shannon3Funeral Services for Lt. Shannon Stone, age 39, of Brownwood, will be held at 11:00 am Monday July 11, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church in Brownwood with David Barnum officiating, interment will follow in Jordan Springs Cemetery under the direction of Davis Morris Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm Sunday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Stone passed away Thursday, July 7, 2011 in Arlington, Tx.

Shannon was born September 24, 1971 in Cleburne, Texas to Al and SuZann (Bartoo) Stone. He married Jenny Pack on December 19, 1998 in Stephenville, Texas.

Shannon was a devoted man, to his community, to his country, and especially to his family. He loved to watch his son Cooper play sports and they were inseparable. He, Jenny, and Cooper enjoyed going to baseball games together.

Shannon served his community as a firefighter for 18 years and was a member of the Brownwood Professional Firefighters Association Local 2863, and the Brownwood Fireman's Relief and Retirement Fund where he served as the Vice Chairman for the past five years. He also worked as an EMT, certified peace officer, and as a Rescue Technician of Turn 2 Rescue Truck at the Texas Motor Speedway for 12 years.

He served his country working natural disaster relief after hurricanes Ike and Katrina and fighting wildfires. He traveled to New York City to honor his fellow firefighters during the 1st year anniversary of September 11. Shannon was an organ donor who benefitted over 40 lives and gave the gift of sight.

He is survived by his wife Jenny Pack Stone of Brownwood; son, Cooper Stone, of Brownwood; parents, Al and SuZann Stone of Cleburne; a brother, Chad Stone and wife Heather of Grandview, Tx; nieces, Kinsey and Katy Stone of Grandview, Tx; a cousin, Mark Heath and wife Becky of Lubbock; mother and father in law, Jim and Marilyn Pack of Stephenville; brother-in-law, Jody Pack of Beaumont, Tx; and a nephew, Justin Pack of Stephenville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brownwood Professional Firefighters Association or to any charity of your choice benefitting children.

Condolences and may be left for the family at http://www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com/

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by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 12:53 AM
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jballentine
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 12:54 AM
Wow that's horrible.
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art.diva
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 12:55 AM
How sad.
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RyansMommie07
by Jessica Lynne on Jul. 8, 2011 at 12:56 AM

praying

connie45
by Gold Member on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:00 AM

Thats horrible.  I know his family of firefighters will do anything and everything they can to assist his family.

They are in my thoughts and prayers. 

Bird16_J
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:01 AM

Oh wow! How sad! Thoughts go out to his family!

Isbell_danielle
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:03 AM

 OMGOSH!!  That is terrible!

sweetnsassymami
by Ruby Member on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:03 AM

that's horrible...my condolences to the family!

Sharon300
by Sharon on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:05 AM

That is sad. Prayers for the family.

Godgaveme4
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:08 AM

What does him being a fireman have to do with his death?  If he had been a lawyer would you have added that instead? Or a gas station clerk?  Or a mechanic?

This is very sad but...

momofhnd
by Nugget Nabber on Jul. 8, 2011 at 1:12 PM

 eye rolling

Quoting Godgaveme4:

What does him being a fireman have to do with his death?  If he had been a lawyer would you have added that instead? Or a gas station clerk?  Or a mechanic?

This is very sad but...

 

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