WAUCHULA - Spessard Munselle Stone, 67, of Wauchula, died of pneumonia on Sept. 15, 2011 at Florida Hospital in Sebring. Born in Clewiston on Sept. 2, 1944, he was a genealogist and historian and the author of "John and William, Sons of Robert Hendry" and "Hardee County: Its Heritage and People". He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Wauchula where he taught the Open Door Class. "The time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I kept the faith." --2 Timothy 6b-7 (KJV). He was preceded in death by his parents, Tracy H. Stone and Anne Hendry Stone and neph-ew, Daniel Stone. He is survived by his sister, Renee S. Schiele (Frank L. Jr.) of Valrico; two brothers, Hugh T. Stone (Rachel) of Tampa, and Sherrick Stone (Delila) of Live Oak; three nieces, Teresa Roper of Apopka, Toni Peterson of Lithia, and Julie Stone of Zolfo Springs; and two nephews, Frank L. Schiele III of Valrico and Steven Stone of Magnolia, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 18th at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Wauchula with Rev. Danielle Upton officiating. Interment is in Bowling Green Cemetery. Arrangements by Robarts Family Funeral Home.