|Agency||West Union Community Fire Protection District|
|Type of Firefighter||Volunteer|
|Age Range||36 to 40|
|Date of Birth||6/11/1975|
|Date of Death||4/13/2013|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On April 13, 2013, Firefighter Lawrence “Lance” Stone of the West Union Community Fire Protection District died in the line of duty while responding to a reported fire. Stone was responding to the call in his personally owned vehicle when it left the roadway and rolled en route. He was ejected from the vehicle and subsequently died from his injuries.
Funeral services for Stone were held at Forsythe Cemetery on Saturday, April 20, and he was survived by his widow, five children, and one stepdaughter.
USFA Firefighter Fatality Notice for Lawrence “Lance” A. Stone, usfa.fema.gov, April 15, 2013.
Obituary of Lawrence A. ‘Lance’ Stone,Tribune-Star, April 16, 2013.
Funeral Program for Lawrence A. “Lance” Stone, April 20, 2013.