Community Living | Coupon | Police Scanner | E-News Signup | Archives | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Have a HOT TIP? Call 704-276-6587 Or E-mail us At
Advanced Search
Lincoln Herald | Lincolnton, NC

home : obituaries : obituaries June 18, 2021

6/10/2021 12:21:00 PM
Richard Stevens, Jr.
March 28, 1934-June 8, 2021

Richard Stevens, Jr. 87 of Taylorsville died Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his residence. Born March 28th, 1934, he was the son of Richard Franklin Stephens and Claudia Estell Stephens.  

A daughter, Jeanine Rochelle Wilkerson and husband Bobby of Taylorsville, a son, Dennis Keith Stevens and wife Samantha of Colorado; eight grandchildren, Sandra, Tracy, Brittany, Jessica, Michael, Alyssa, Kylee and Macey; two great grandchildren, Lillian and Evelyn and numerous nieces and nephews survive him.

In addition to his wife of 61 years, Shirley Ann Stevens, his son, Gary Duane Stevens, and three sisters, Bernice Wilson, Naomi Shumate and Geneva Powell and a brother, Ralph Eckard preceded him in death.

The funeral will be 2:00 pm Monday June 14, 2021 at Macedonia United Methodist Church in Vale with Pastor Tony Matthews officiating. Burial will follow at Macedonia United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-6:00 pm Sunday June 13, 2021 at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home.

Please sign the online guestbook at The Stevens family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

1 - Court Street Grill 300

to have us send you the latest news
in an email every day.

How important are the obituaries?  They'e often the articles most read from the Lincoln Herald.  We believe publishing them is one of our most important services to the community.  We never make a charge to grieving families, and we're glad to include a photo of the deceased (also without charge) if the funeral home supplies one.  The Lincoln Herald is FREE to read.  We've been serving Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba & Cleveland counties since 2012.

Visit our Facebook page at and follow us on Twitter @LincolnHerald20.

1- Jackie Dameron Farm Bureau

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

HomeNewsState NewsReligionOpinionSportsObituariesExtrasCommunityClassifiedsSubmitLife

Terms and Use | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Site Design and Content
Copyright Lincoln Herald, LLC 2011-2019


Software © 1998-2021 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved