Mr. Derek Allen Stone, Jr., age 35 of the Tails Creek Community Ellijay, GA. Passed on Friday May 3rd, 2019 at his residence. Born January 3rd, 1984 to his parents Derek Allen Stone, Sr. and Deborah Rena (Byers) Glenn in Sandy Springs, GA. Following High School at Milton High and Gilmer High he continued his education at Chattahoochee Tech and worked as a kitchen manager at several local restaurants. He was known for making the best steaks in town. Derek was an extremely talented artist and bass player. He was fluent in German and enjoyed flying drones, playing video games and chess.
Memorial Services are being planned and will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Derek & Daphne’s children at www.loganfuneralhome.com (All proceeds will go directly to the children’s needs).
Derek is survived by his wife of 17 years, Daphne Dotson Stone of Ellijay, GA, children, Donovan, Dannah and Delilah Stone, father Derek Allen Stone, Sr. of Temple, GA, mother, Deborah Rena (Byers) Glenn of Dawsonville, GA, siblings & spouses, Joshua & Ashley Stone of Athens, GA, Quentin & Jennifer Hale of Temple, GA, Kenny & Amanda Mosley of Lawrenceville, GA, Justin Stone of Athens, GA, Michael Shane Stone of Dawsonville, GA, grandparents, H.B. (Grandpa Stoney) & Sandra Stone of Athens, GA, father-in-law & mother-in-law, Edward & Janith (Ward) Dotson of Ellijay, GA, brother-in-law, Greg Dotson of Ellijay, GA, nieces & nephews, Chelsey Augustine, Chase Hale, Savannah Mosley, Skylar Mosley, Mason Stone and Georgia Stone, several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that loved him dearly. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Mary Evelyn Byers and uncle, T.C. Martin.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com. Logan Funeral Home & Chapel in charge of the arrangements.