Former Pikeville Mayor Passes Away

A former Pikeville mayor will be laid to rest this weekend.

The Appalachian News-Express reports William B. Stone, Senior passed away Wednesday in Lexington.

Stone served as Pikeville’s Mayor from 1946 to 1949 and may be most remembered for bringing a semi-pro baseball team to the city years ago.

Stone will be honored Sunday with a celebration of life memorial service at 2:30 at the Milward Funeral Home on Southland Drive in Lexington.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Pikeville College.