Richard Stonebraker

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“Jill, we are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. We know all of you will miss him terribly. We send our love and promise our prayers to your...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Charlotte Daugherty

“Joyce, So lovely to see all these tributes to Jack. You know we loved him and loved being with you two! We laughed so much! He was such a fine man...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Susie and Larry Brogdon

“God Bless and Thank YOU,Jack for Your service in The United States Navy,"Fair winds and following seas"... RIP ... And Semper Fi. "Sailor rest...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

“Joyce I just found out this evening about your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Patsy (Thomas) Kitchens

“Jill - Your entire ARC SAF family is sending our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. We are here for you always. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Cathy LaFleur and Amy Green

“He was my boss for many years at EPA at the beginning of my career, and will always hold a special place in my memories. Shocked and saddened at his...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jon Johnston

“Joyce, He will be missed terribly by all his golfing buddies at the Signature. You are in our prayers ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Don Miles

“My buddy, mentor and friend! Many special memories made with Jack. Joyce-Will keep you and family in our prayers. If you come through Covington Ga,...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Denny Dobbs

“Joyce, after all these years it's nice to know where you and the kids are. So saddened to read of Jacks death. Remembering fond memories of your...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Connie and Harry Buchanan

“Leah--your DHEC nursing family is thinking of you. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Angie Olawsky

“Joyce, prayers with you and your family. Many good memories at Embry Hills UMC many years ago with your family. Sue Owney ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Sue Ownbey

“I'm so very sorry Joyce to you and your family. I'm Susan (Miller) Harrison, parents Larry and Beverly, and I remember them speaking so highly of you...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Harrison

“Joyce, our prayers are with you and your family. He will be greatly missed. Love, Rick and Maddie Day ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Madeline Day

“Love and prayers sent to Joyce and family. Jack will be missed terribly. Thankful for the times I had with him. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: kristi m.

“Joyce. so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. he was a friend from gradeschool he has,done well with himself and he always spoke so highly of you and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: charlotte Hastings

“We are thinking and praying for your entire family during this time. Sending all our love from old friends. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: The Stewart Family (Gail, Kim, Jay & Mac)

“My thoughts and prayers are with you, Leah, and your entire family. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Taylor Lee


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Richard "Jack" Stonebraker was born on September 17, 1938 in East Enterprise, IN, the son of Louise Stonebraker. Jack attended Aurora High School, Indiana University, and the University of Cincinnati graduating with a degree in microbiology. He worked for the water division of the Environmental Protection Agency for 30 years. After retiring from the EPA he was a consultant for Action Environmental. He is a veteran of the US Navy. He passed away on March 14, 2017 in Virginia Beach, VA. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Joyce (Wittrock) Stonebraker; and three daughters, Amy (Keith) Dixon of Columbus, IN, Jill Ratkovich of Virginia Beach, VA, Leah (Tim) Dawkins of Mt. Pleasant, SC; five grandchildren Ryan (Shannon) Dixon of Dunwoody, GA, Alicia (Kyle) Murphy of Noblesville, IN, Erin and Ethan Willis of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Kohl Ratkovich of Virginia Beach, VA; three great grandsons, Jacob and Caleb Dixon, and Aidan Murphy; two sisters Caroline Scott and Vicky Coy. He was preceded in death by his mother. Jack was an avid golfer, loved telling stories and jokes, travelling the world, and watching sports. He loved spending time with his family and delighted in their successes. Visitation will be at 10-11 am followed by funeral services at 11 am on Saturday, March 18 2017 at the Greendale First Baptist Church, 45 Tebbs Avenue Greendale, IN. Burial will follow at Greendale Cemetery. Flowers can be delivered directly to the church. Memorial contributions can be made to the: Nimmo UMC Memorial Fund 2200 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach, VA 23556

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