Mr. William J. "Bill" Stephenson, 88, of Richmond, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Terrace in Berea.
Mr. Stephenson, the son of the late Arthur and Betsy Stephenson, was born in Carter County on January 22, 1930. He began working for the Lowe Brother's Company in Dayton, Ohio and later relocated to Richmond and retired as a Supervisor from Sherwin Williams. He loved his family and enjoyed singing in his church choir at Rice Station Christian Church.
Mr. Stephenson united in marriage to Joanne Coleman Stephenson who preceded him in death on October 13, 2012.
Survivors include: four sons: Gary Stephenson and wife Louellen of Dallas, TX, William G. "Bill" Stephenson and wife Pat of Lewisburg, OH and Jeff Stephenson and wife Denise of Verona, OH and Dennis Stephenson and wife Roberta of Richmond; eight grandchildren and ten-great grandchildren and one on the way.
Mr. Stephenson was also preceded in death by his son: Tony Stephenson; three brothers: Robert, Archie Ray and Vonnie Stephenson and his sister: Creola Ringler.
A Memorial Service is scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 9, 2018 at Rice Station Christian Church, 1675 Rice Station Rd, Irvine, with Bro. Kirt Scott officiating.
The family will welcome friends after 11:00 A.M. Friday at the church.
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on March 6, 2018