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Brock "Randy" Stone

June 27, 1944 - November 25, 2013
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Brock "Randy" Stone passed away on November 25, 2013 at the age of 69 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Brownsville, Texas June 27, 1944. He was a 1967 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He enjoyed a long career at NASA, spanning Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, Space Shuttle, and International Space Station. He began his career in Landing and Recovery during the Apollo era, went on to become a flight director during the Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, and Shuttle Programs, and later became the Director of Mission Operations. At the time of his retirement in 2004, Randy...
Brock "Randy" Stone passed away on November 25, 2013 at the age of 69 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Brownsville, Texas June 27, 1944.

He was a 1967 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He enjoyed a long career at NASA, spanning Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, Space Shuttle, and International Space Station. He began his career in Landing and Recovery during the Apollo era, went on to become a flight director during the Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, and Shuttle Programs, and later became the Director of Mission Operations. At the time of his retirement in 2004, Randy held the position of Deputy Center Director of the Johnson Space Center. Following his retirement, he served as Cimarron's President and Chief Operating Officer for several years. During his retirement years he enjoyed traveling with his wife, spending time with his grandchildren, fishing and hunting, and building and flying electric radio-controlled airplanes with his OFFC buddies. Randy also served on the board of JSC Federal Credit Union and was a longtime member of Clear Lake United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents Brock and Margaret Stone. Randy is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Susan Stone, and his daughters Kari Wilson and husband David, and Allison Campbell and husband Rob, as well as his six grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will take place on Monday, December 2nd at Forest Park East Funeral Home from 5-8PM. Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, December 3rd at 10AM at Clear Lake United Methodist Church 16335 El Camino Real in Houston, TX 77062. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center for colon cancer research at http://www.mdanderson.org/gifts

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"Susan & Family, I just learned of Randy's passing while at my fathers this Christmas. Growing up Randy and Susan lived across the street from us in Clear..." Greg Lingle (Knoxville, TN)

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