Douglas E. Stevens

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DELANCEY - Douglas E. Stevens, 90, of Fish Hollow, DeLancey, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Delhi Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born on Oct. 1, 1928 in DeLancey, he was the son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Scott) Stevens.
He was married on May 16, 1953 to Doris J. Stevens, a union that lasted 65 years until Doris's passing on Aug. 20, 2018. Together they owned and raised their family at Stevensdale Farm in Fish Hollow, DeLancey. Doug had a passion for farming.
Douglas enjoyed the outdoors, working the farm and enjoyed hunting and gardening. In his younger years, he was a league bowler. Doug put a great deal of importance in education and was elected to the Andes Central School Board which he proudly served on for more than 20 years. He was also a director of the former Andes Co-op Creamery.
He is survived by his children, Carol Stevens of DeLancey; Janice Stevens of DeLancey; and Dale (Denise) Stevens of North Carolina; grandchildren, Jamie (Patrick) Stevens-Sands of North Carolina; Douglas (Toni) Stevens of Virginia; and Brian (Jenna) Stevens of North Carolina; brother, Robert (Frances) Stevens of DeLancey; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Douglas was also expecting the arrival of his first great-granddaughter in September.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Cabin Hill Presbyterian Church, county Highway 2, with Deb Fleming officiating. Friends are invited to call an hour prior to the celebration at the church. Burial will follow at Andes Cemetery.
Contributions in memory of Douglas may be made to Cabin Hill Presbyterian Church or to the Andes Central School Scholarship Fund.
Please visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with the family.
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Published on July 8, 2019
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4 posts

Jo Ann and Ron Boerner
Jul 11, 2019
Very sorry.
Roger & Linda Terry
Jul 11, 2019
To the dear family of Doug Stevens, please accept our sincere condolences. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. We didn't know he had passed. We only found out when seeing all the cars at Cabin Hill Church and looked up to see if anyone we knew had gone to be with the Lord. I wish we could've come, but Roger just had surgery, and it's difficult for him to get out at this point. All our love and prayers. Doug was a good man! Love, Roger and Linda Terry
Pete Lee Baker
Jul 09, 2019
Doug and Doris , were wonderful people who were warm and kind . I have so many memories of them and the farm , haying , playing basketball , John Little and Grandma Little. I used mow there lawns , Fall Clove Picnics and the list of memories goes on and on. People like this don't exist in the world today. To the family , I am so sorry for your loss , hope that you use this time to get closer to each other and to Jesus. I was blessed to have known them. Doris in the Cafeteria and Doug in his quite way working on the farm. God bless you ,
Leslie Liddle Herting
Jul 09, 2019
So sorry to hear of a clove neighbors passing. Prayers to Carol,Jan and Dale.