Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Brandon Stone

Brandon Scott Stone, age 32, of Quincy, died on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 10:49 am in Blessing Hospital.

Brandon was born December 4, 1985 in Bryan, Texas, the son of Jimmie G. and Betty Freeman Stone. He married the love of his life, Alexandra “Allie” Stone, on June 8, 2018 in Quincy, Illinois. She survives.

Brandon was a 2004 graduate of Quincy High School. He loved being a chef and his career saw him at various Quincy restaurants including: One, Jorge the Crook’s, Spring Lake Country Club, On the Rail and most recently at the Red Light Bar and Grill.

Brandon enjoyed playing video games, watching “The Office”, and going fishing with his dad. He was a huge sports fan with an affinity for Texas teams: the Houston Astros, Dallas Cowboys, and the Texas A&M “Aggies”. Brandon also enjoyed concerts, especially if he could see Tool, his favorite band.

Brandon’s passion as a chef followed him home where he enjoyed dabbling with various recipes involving his meat smoker. He loved his “bird babies”, a parakeet, Titan and his cockatiel, Keenan. He was also quite fond of his dog, Bentley. Above all else, Brandon cherished spending time with his family and friends as they were the most important part of his life.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Allie, include his mother, Betty (Douglas Brunier) Stone of Quincy; a brother, Brian A. (Megan) Stone of Quincy; a sister, Leslie C. (Doug) Coleman of Quincy; four nieces and nephews, Sophia “Soapie” and Quentin Stone, and Nicholas and Alex Coleman; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Brandon was preceded in death by his father, Jimmie G. Stone, Jr., an uncle, Kenneth Stone, his grandmothers, Betty Kraatz and Mary Freeman, and his beloved dogs, Tequila and Buddy.

Services: Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering on Thursday, November 8, 5-8 pm at Revelry, 121 N. 4th St., in Quincy.

Memorials: American Heart Association


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. I just heard the news today of Brandon’s passing today, now nearly 8 weeks back. He was a very special, genuine human being. I wish upon moving away, I’d made it back more frequently to have seen him. I was never crazy about making trips back to Quincy but he was one of a few people I’d do just that in order to see. I’ll never forget drinking together and hanging out or discussing intricacies of the culinary arts. There will certainly never be anyone quite like him and that stands as an enormous loss for this world as a whole. RIP

  2. My deepest condolences to all. Betty, my heart aches for you. I know words can’t help the hurt. But I’m sending my love and prayers.

  3. I remember the day mom went into labor with you. It was a school day and I was constantly asking the teacher if I could call the hospital to ask if you were here yet. You were the bestest birthday present ever….a gift that will never be topped. I’m soooo happy that you and Allie found each other and you guys were making such wonderful memories as newlyweds. You’ve touched so many lives and you will not be forgotten. Gone way too soon. Give Dad, Grams, Nana and Uncle Kenny hugs from me. They’re lucky…they’ve got you around to cook now.
    Love you little brother xxooxx

  4. Brandon, a bright light and a great friend. Always keeping me in the know when it came to the coolest gadgets and games for Avery (keeping me cool in the eyes of a 9 year old!). You and Allie have been in my heart. Sending you love on the other side.

  5. Oh my sweet husband,
    I will never forget our life of being messy together or even just us sitting next to each other on our phones and talking about our day.
    I’ll always remember our first time we met at One after talking for months daily on the phone and I “fell” into you off the step. Words can not describe how much I miss going home and watching Netflix together. Brandon, you’re home to me and I am so glad you showed me what it’s like to be loved by such a true, kind, and loyal man. You showed me what love is and I am so lucky for that.
    Forever loving you babe,

  6. Betty, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. May our Lord wrap you in his loving arms and bring you and your family peace and comfort this difficult time. Karen Bernard (Judy Miller’s sister)

  7. I grew up with Brandon, living just a couple houses down. He was such a nice guy. My sympathies to all of his friends and family.

  8. To me, he was known as Stone. You were the life of the party. You constantly made us laugh, and I will miss you. Over the years, I gradually considered you my brother, being my brothers best friend and all. You were always there for my brother. And I know you will continue too. Gone too soon my brother. I love you. You are now another guardian angel to the ones that are here.

    Praying for your family and especially the two women you loved with your whole heart.

  9. Rest in peace to my brother Brandon Stone i still can’t believe you are gone. I will miss you everyday and i love you. Prayers to Allie Stone and the whole family Miss you man!!!

  10. Brandon and I met when we were 6 years old, he was my oldest friend. Words can’t even describe how sad this is. Countless hours playing sega and riding our bikes. He was the best friend I could have ever asked for.

  11. My heart goes out to you Allie! I am so sorry for your loss! I will always hold my memories very dear! Please let me know if you need anything~ Love you!

  12. Our thoughts are with you and your Family…Prayers being sent. May God wrap you in his arms and give you peace.

  13. My prayers are with you and your family my Friend. Betty there are no words but please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  14. Brandon’s passing has brought on a sadness in our community. Hopefully, his family and loved ones will be able to see how much he was truly loved and appreciated. Positive thoughts to everyone that knew and loved Brandon.

  15. Oh Betty.. this news has left me speechless . It goes without saying that if you need anything and I do mean anything at all you have my number… please call me. I also pray that all of your wonderful memories will help to bring you some comfort today and in the days ahead.. I will be keeping you so very close to my heart and in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.

  16. Wanted to let the family know I’m so sorry for your loss. Brandon was an awesome friend to me. Allie and Brandon were always there for me. I just wanted to say I’m so sorry for your loss. Great guy died way to soon

  17. Allie, wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. If you need anything know we will always be there.

  18. Brandon was such a breath of fresh air and the love for his wife was amazing! You will be missed chef stone,we will try our best to take care of Allie as we know you would

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