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Samuel James Stephens, Jr

February 28, 1944 ~ May 29, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Samuel James Stephens Jr, 79 of Wauchula, Florida passed away on May 29, 2023 in Lakeland, Florida. He was the son of Samuel and Eva Stephens. Samuel is survived by his wife Linda Stephens of 33 years, children, Buck Stephens, Carrie Stead, Daniel Stephens, Dustin Johnson, Ryan Johnson, siblings Darlene Deloach, James Stephens, Carolyn Stephens, Ten grandchildren and one great grand child.
He owned his own carpenter business, he loved his family, fishing, camping, hunting, mountains and anything to do with outdoors.
A memorial service will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, 3125 West Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, Florida 33810,10:00am, Friday, June 2, 2023. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bethel Baptist Church.
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Memorial Service
June 2, 2023

10:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church (West Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, Florida)


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