FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) With more than 70 years of magical experience, Dick Stoner is helping kids throughout the area learn at a young age. Stoner is an entrepreneur and president of Stoner’s Funstore.
It’s a magic, costume and novelty business on South Harrison. According to his website, Stoner has appeared with many celebrities such as Dolly Parton, Marie Osmond, Eddie Fisher, Florence Henderson, Mickey Gilley, Johnny Cash, Yakoff Smirnoff and The Statler Brothers. He was selected to perform at Muhammad Ali’s 50th Birthday Party.
Along with his store, Stoner uses various shows to not only teach kids magic but also comedy. He stopped by First News Saturday to demonstrate some of his tricks. To watch his full interview just click on the video above.
His next show is Sunday June 12th at Stoner’s Funstore from Noon to 5 p.m. His store is open from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.