John J. Sone, 59

June 26, 2011
  • John J. Sone
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JULY 27, 1951-JUNE 25, 2011

Mr. John J. Sone, 59, of McClelland Ave., Boonsboro, Md., formerly of Bedford County, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home.

Mr. Sone was born in Bedford on Friday, July 27, 1951, the son of Norma Jean (Bridaham) Sone of Bedford and the late Jacob B. “Jake” Sone.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by daughter Kristi A., wife of Greg King, Windsor Mill, Md.; daughter Whitney H., wife of Caitlin Pittman, Mercerburg; and sister Barbara J., wife of Lawson Duvall, Bedford. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Madison, Chase and Hoytt; and by his former wife, Kimberly (Hoover) Sone.

John was a 1969 graduate of Bedford High School. He attended Shippensburg University and graduated in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.

John was employed as an agent for Bankers Life & Casualty Insurance Co. in Hagerstown for 37 years. He was a former employee of Exxon at the Midway Plaza in Bedford and a former substitute teacher for Bedford High School.

John was an avid golfer and hunter, and was a member of the Hidden Valley Hunting Club in Wardensville, W.Va.

A funeral service will be held at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., 745 Raystown Road, Everett, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

Interment will be held at Bedford County Memorial Park.

Friends are invited to call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Everett.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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