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Donald B. Stephens
Donald B. Stephens, age 89, of Pine Knot, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Veterans Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
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, Kentucky, 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 seventy years Violet “Tubby” Stephens, five daughters: Phyllis Stephens and husband Frank of Perryville, Maryland, Carol Wright of Northeast, Maryland, Donna Machulski and husband Mike of Elkton, Maryland, Penny Stephens and Angie King and husband Shawn both of Pine Knot, and two sons Tim Stephens and wife Pam of Newark, Delaware and Zack Phillips of Winfield, Tennessee. He has four sisters: Edna Wright of Pine Knot, Noneda Barnett of Pine Knot, Marie Bradley of Sidney, Ohio, and Irene Stephens of Pine Knot. Also surviving is eighteen grandchildren and twenty-nine great grandchildren. Loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. To know him was to love him.
Funeral services: Monday, August 1, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., in the chapel of the Pine Knot Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Upper Cal Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday July 31, 2016 after 6:00pm at the funeral home. Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Donald Stephens.
Praying for you.
Rod and Peg Well Jul 31 2016 12:00 AM
In our prayers
Larry & Loretta Adkins Jul 31 2016 12:00 AM
Tubby I am so sorry for the loss of your husband. You and Donald were a wonderful partnership. Donald was a good, kind person. To know him really was to love him. God bless you. Pauline Barnette Richardson and siblings, Jay, Bob, and Doris
Pauline Barnette Richardson Jul 31 2016 12:00 AM
We are very sorry for your loss
Terry and Linda Chitwood Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM
Tubby, my love and prayers are with you and your family,May God just wrap his arms around you and comfort you all. love you your cousin lucille
Herbert and Lucille Smith Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM
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