Dwight “Linwood” Stone, 64, of Raleigh, died on June 16, 2015. Linwood was a devoted Christian and family man. He was a member of Christ Baptist Church in Raleigh, where he enjoyed singing in the choir. Linwood retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, where he received The Order of the Long Leaf Pine for his nearly 40 years of service to the state and people he loved. Linwood enjoyed reading.
Linwood is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Cheryl Sanders Stone; parents, Rev. and Mrs. B.D. Stone; daughter, Lauren Cereghino Stone (Claudio Cereghino); son, Brad D. Stone; granddaughter, Anabella Cereghino; brother, Steve Stone (Debra Boykin Stone); sisters, Janet Stone Sauls (Rodger Sauls, Jr.) and Beth Stone Dew (Robert Dew); and a host of nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Saturday, June 20, from 5:00-7:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC. A funeral service will be held Sunday, June 21, at 3:00pm at Christ Baptist Church, 400 Newton Rd., Raleigh, NC. Interment will take place Monday, June 22 at 10:00am at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC. Condolences may be made online at www.Mitchell atRMP.com