Hersey Ray Stevens, 77, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC.
Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Elise Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. John Neuhs. Burial will follow at Jones Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellerbe, NC.
Hersey was a native of Patrick County, Virginia and was the son of the late Robert Stevens and Sallie ”Fannie” Bowman. He retired from the Goodyear Asheboro Wire Plant. Hersey loved the outdoors, God’s creation always amazed him. Hersey spent many good times with his beloved dog, “Baby Girl,” Chocolate. He enjoyed golf, bowling and trips to the mountains. He attended Elise Presbyterian Church, where he served as custodian. He was a loving son, brother, husband and grandfather. One of his most recent enjoyments was attending North Moore High School Marching Band Competitions, for his grandson, Joseph M. Lee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Hersey Ray Stevens, Jr.; brother: Robert Stevens, Jr.
Hersey is survived by his loving wife of 30 years: Grace Dunlap Stevens; stepdaughter: Sherry Lynn Lee; son: Robert Shain Stevens; stepdaughter: Ann Mason; sisters: Joesphine “Jo” Willard, Virginia Stevens Comer; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild and many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at his home in Robbins.
Memorials contributions to Elise Presbyterian Church, P O Box 637, Robbins, NC 27325.
Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Stevens family.