Richard Stevens, Jr. 87 of Taylorsville died Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his residence. Born March 28th, 1934, he was the son of Richard Franklin Stephens and Claudia Estell Stephens.
A daughter, Jeanine Rochelle Wilkerson and husband Bobby of Taylorsville, a son, Dennis Keith Stevens and wife Samantha of Colorado; eight grandchildren, Sandra, Tracy, Brittany, Jessica, Michael, Alyssa, Kylee and Macey; two great grandchildren, Lillian and Evelyn and numerous nieces and nephews survive him.
In addition to his wife of 61 years, Shirley Ann Stevens, his son, Gary Duane Stevens, and three sisters, Bernice Wilson, Naomi Shumate and Geneva Powell and a brother, Ralph Eckard preceded him in death.
The funeral will be 2:00 pm Monday June 14, 2021 at Macedonia United Methodist Church in Vale with Pastor Tony Matthews officiating. Burial will follow at Macedonia United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-6:00 pm Sunday June 13, 2021 at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Stevens family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.
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