Brian Stoner

Brian S. Stoner, 52, of Berne passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021, in Wells County as the result of a motor vehicle collision. He was born July 8, 1969, in Portland. His parents are Harry “Butch” Stoner and Cathy (Emery) McClain. He was married July 6, 1998, in Sevierville, Tennessee to Jessica Brewster.
He was a 1987 graduate of Jay County High School. He was employed at Lowes in Bluffton.
He loved his family, and they enjoyed spending time together. He enjoyed watching the Indianapolis Colts and NASCAR, and his favorite driver was Jeff Gordon. He loved to grill and sit around a fire. He was also a scout leader for Boys Scouts Troop # 67.
He is survived by his wife; five children, Justin Loper and Logan, Brittany, LCPL Dakota “Cody” and Sidney Stoner; sister, Sara Stoner; one granddaughter; and three nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Lisa Stoner.
Visitation will be three hours prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, November 10 at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor Keith Rupp and Mike Wilson.
Memorials may be made to Riley Hospital for Children.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. To sign the online guestbook, visit