Leon C. Stone III died Sunday, May 25, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga on July 27, 1944, the son of the late Leon C. Stone Jr. and Kathleen Link Stone Wolfe. His grandparents were Leon C. Stone Sr., Mary Hamill Stone, Cord H. Link Sr. and Kathleen Degnan Link. He was also predeceased by his former wife and beloved friend, Nell Johnson Stone. He was a "bright, funny and respected" member of the prestigious International Bluetick Society, former board member of Chattanooga Audubon Society and a friend of Bill. Survivors include daughter, Stephanie Leigh Stone; and children Shianne and Brennen, of Berwick, La.; son, Leon C. (Dayna Reese, fianc) Stone IV; and son, Leon C. Stone V, of Chattanooga; sister, Mary Virginia "Ginny" Stone, and nephew, Link E. Klassen. Leons family wishes to thank the Chattanooga AA community for its devotion to him during his battle with cancer and their prayers and support. Thanks to the staffs of Hospice of Chattanooga and Standifer Place Unit Three West. Special thanks to Valentina for her friendship and help. A memorial service will be held at Audubon Acres, 900 North Sanctuary Road, Chattanooga, 37421, on Thursday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will follow. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. In case of rain, the service will be moved to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga, 3224 Navajo Drive, 37411. Memorial contributions may be made to Chattanooga Audubon Society, 900 North Sanctuary Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or AA. No flowers please.