Dr. Robert L. Stone, 46 of Columbus, died May 1, 2015 surrounded by family. He was born February 25, 1969 in Staten Island, NY to William and Diane Allen Stone. Dr. Stone spent most of his childhood years in Georgia. He was a graduate of Rutledge Academy. Afterwards he obtained a degree from the University of North Georgia and then went on to the Medical College of Georgia, obtaining a degree in oral surgery. He served at Brook Army Medical Center, as well as overseas in South Korea, Honduras and Afghanistan. Dr. Stone was retired from the U.S. Army and was a partner in West Georgia Oral Surgery until his health required him to retire. He was a member of Schomburg Road Baptist Church in Columbus. He was an avid golfer and also enjoyed woodworking and his extensive gun collection. Dr. Stone is survived by his parents, William and Diane Stone as well as a sister, Dawn Stone and two brothers, David Stone and Timothy Stone. He also leaves a nephew; Charles Stone and nieces; Naomi, Sophy and Bella Stone. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 6, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of A.E. Carter Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Melanoma Foundation.