Clifford Lee Stone passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Services will be held at the Bismarck Funeral Home on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1 pm. Visitation will be one hour prior to the start of the service at the funeral home.
Cliff was born to Aline Suzanne Stone (Bercume) and Vernon Lee Stone on March 16, 1955 in Golden, CO. He grew up in Boulder, CO with his younger sister, Leslie Anne Kuenzig (Stone) until his parents’ divorce. He stayed in Colorado with his father. At 18, he moved to North Dakota to be with his mother and step-father, who was stationed at the Minot Air Force Base.
Cliff was married twice, to Kathy Diane Bagaason and Kelly Bowler, and has 3 children, Sarah Renee Stone, Michael Stuart Stone, and Marissa Lee Duppong (Jeff). He has 3 granddaughters and 2 grandsons, Amelia Lee Stone, Olivia Suzette Stone, Sophia Grace Stone, Declan Scott Duppong, and Patrick Magnus Duppong.
Cliff made friends easily, he could talk to anyone, a natural born salesman. He owned and operated his own insurance agency, The Stone Agency, from the early 1980’s to 1999. He joined AXA Advisors until his retirement in 2006. He made many life long friends through his work in the insurance field.
He loved to travel and was able to go to different places such as France, Spain, Hong Kong, and Australia, just to name a few! His biggest, and most adventurous trip was to Alaska to go fishing for Halibut and Salmon.
His other hobbies included working on computers, playing online computer games, and shooting at the gun range with his son, Michael.