Alvin E. (Al) Stone, 91, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020. \n\nHe was born October 29, 1928, in Beloit, WI, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl and Bertha (Altvater) Stone. Al was a 1946 graduate of Beloit High School. He enlisted in the army in October 1946 for 18 months and spent 13 months in the occupation of Japan. \n\nUpon discharge he apprenticed in the pattern making trade at Fairbanks Morse in Beloit, while there he met Dorothy Dixon and they married June 21, 1952. Al worked in various job shops in Beloit and Rockford, finally retiring from the trade at General Motors in Marion, Indiana. He was a member of the Rockton American Legion Post 332. \n\nAl enjoyed building and maintaining things around their home in Rockton, he especially enjoyed their vegetable garden and lawn. \n\nSurvivors include his wife of 68 years Dorothy; two sons Jeffrey Stone of Lake Barrington, IL and Gregory (Tammy) Stone of Rockton, IL and daughter Susan (Jon) DuPont of Massillon, OH; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. \n\nHe was predeceased by his parents. \n\nPrivate ceremonies to be held. Cremation Rites to be Accorded. Final resting place to be Rockton Township Cemetery, Rockton, IL. McCorkle Funeral Home- Rockton Chapel assisted the family. \n\nIn lieu of flowers memorials may be given in Alvin's name to Nygren Wetland Preserve.