Walter Everett Stone, a resident of Mashpee since 1952, died May 5. He was 99.
He was the husband of Dorothy Ann (Mosher) Stone, with whom he shared 69 years of marriage. His wife died four years ago.
Mr. Stone attended Northeastern University before being drafted into the US Army. For five years during World War II he served in the Corps of Engineers and was honorably discharged in 1945 as a first lieutenant.
As a civilian, he worked in construction and was proud of his having built Clark Laboratory on the Quissett campus of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. In 1984 he retired from G.B.H. Macomber Company.
He was a past trustee of Lasell College in Newton and a former commander of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary; for 33 years he was an usher at Parish of Christ the King in Mashpee.
He leaves his children, Everett W. Stone and his wife, Carol Bradley, of Manchester, New Hampshire, Caroline S. Collentro and her husband, William Collentro, of Falmouth, Charles L. Stone and his wife, Pamela Stone, of Mashpee, Frederic R. Stone and his wife, Brenda Stone, of Dover, New Hampshire, and Suzanne Monaghan and her husband, Jay Monaghan, of Hobe Sound, Florida; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, May 16, from 11 AM to 1 PM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 79 Algonquin Avenue, Mashpee, followed by a funeral service at 1 PM in the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will follow at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.