Don­ald B. Stephens

Cecil Whig - - OPINION -

For con­do­lences, please visit www.crouch­fu­ner­al­ was a fine crafts­man, could fix just about any­thing, loved to sing, play horse­shoes and crib­bage. He was a long time mem­ber of Rose­bank UMC in Calvert, MD, un­til he and Emily moved to Lake Gas­ton, NC, in 1983, where they joined Olive Branch UMC in Gas­burg, VA.

A ser­vice will be held at a later date in mem­ory of Bill.

Don­ald B. Stephens, 89, of Pine Knot, Ken­tucky, passed away Wed­nes­day, July 27, 2016, at the Vet­er­ans Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Lex­ing­ton, KY.

Don­ald re­tired as a car hauler and was a WWII vet­eran, hav­ing served in the United States Army. He was a mem­ber of the Paint Rock Bap­tist Church. Don­ald was also a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Legion and VFW.

He was born in Pine Knot, KY, on July 29, 1926, the son of the late Floyd Samp­son and Myr­tle Sophia (Rowe) Stephens. He is pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, along with three brothers: Her­man, Led­ford and Richard Stephens, and four sis­ters: Ge­or­gia Farmer, Kath­leen Camp­bell, Eva Moore and Reva Stephens. Sur­viv­ing fam­ily in­clude his wife of 70 years, Vi­o­let “Tubby” Stephens; five daugh­ters: Phyl­lis Stephens and hus­band Frank of Per­ryville, MD, Carol Wright of North East, MD, Donna Machul­ski and hus­band Mike of Elk­ton, MD, Penny Stephens and Angie King and hus­band Shawn, both of Pine Knot, KY; and two sons: Tim Stephens and wife Pam of Newark, DE, and Zack Phillips of Winfield, TN. He has four sis­ters: Edna Wright and Noneda Bar­nett, both of Pine Knot, KY, Marie Bradley of Sid­ney, OH, and Irene Stephens of Pine Knot, KY. Also sur­viv­ing are 18 grand­chil­dren and 29 great grand­chil­dren. Lov­ing hus­band, father, grand­fa­ther and great grand­fa­ther. To know him was to love him.

Funeral ser­vices held in Pine Knot, KY. were


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