Roy B. Stoner, 98, of Lititz, died peacefully on Friday, September 1, 2023 at Landis Homes. Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late Alvan P. and Sadie Burkholder Stoner. Roy was the loving husband of the late Ruth Irene Bauman Stoner who died in July of 2012 following 66 years of marriage. A lifelong dairy farmer, Roy was the owner and operator of his own farm in Lititz. In his retirement, he was a seed corn salesman. Roy was an active and faithful member of Erb Mennonite Church, Lititz. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and in his later years he was a productive knitter, making more than 6,000 infant caps that he donated throughout the world.
Surviving are seven children: Janet M. Stoner of Lititz, Kenneth L. Sr. husband of Ella Faye Hoover Stoner of Lititz, J. Marvin husband of Janice Groff Stoner of Manheim, Larry L. husband of Karen Bushong Stoner of Manheim, Linda J. wife of Leonard Dueck of Ephrata, Nelson R. husband of Jane Forney Stoner of Lititz, and Darlene R. wife of Henry Dueck of Belize, 19 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 71 great grandchildren, 10 step great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, and a brother, Titus husband of Erma Kauffman Stoner of Landisville. Preceding him in death is a brother, Clarence Stoner and a grandson-in-law, Eric Anderson.