Rangers Fan Laid To Rest


POSTED: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 8:22am

UPDATED: Monday, October 31, 2011 - 12:01pm

Friends and family say goodbye to Shannon Stone, the firefighter who fell to his death at a Texas Rangers game.

Funeral services were held Monday for the man who fell to his death while reaching for a foul ball tossed their way during a Texas Rangers game.

Services were held in Brownwood, where 39-year-old Shannon Stone had been a firefighter for 18 years.

He was remembered at a memorial service that was then followed by a procession of firefighters and emergency vehicles.

Stone died after tumbling headfirst over a rail and falling 20 feet onto concrete during a Rangers game Thursday night.

He was trying to catch a souvenir foul ball thrown to his 6-year-old son, Cooper, who witnessed the fall.

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