He was a bricklayer and the retired Chief Operator of the Water Treatment Plant. He was also a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Helen Stephens; a son, Preston Lee Stephens; and a daughter, Traci D. Stephens.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Faye Stephens; children Brian and Melanie Stephens, Dean Stephens, and Lisa and Kim Noonkester; grandchildren Charlie Stephens, Taylor Sowers, and Ethan Noonkester; five great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Patrick Grant and June Stephens, and John E. and Jackie Stephens; and many other relatives and friends.
Services will be private.
The Stephens family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.