Obituary of Douglas E. Stevens
Douglas E. Stevens, 90, of Fish Hollow, DeLancey, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Delhi Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born on October 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 August 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 he enjoyed hunting and gardening. In his younger years, he was a league bowler. Doug put a great deal of importance on education and was elected to the Andes Central School Board which he proudly served on for over 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 NC; grandchildren: Jamie (Patrick) Stevens-Sands of NC, Douglas (Toni) Stevens of VA and Brian (Jenna) Stevens of NC; 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 11AM 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.