Mr. Everett Daniel “Dan” Stephens, age 92, of Blue Ridge, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at his residence.
Mr. Stephens was born in Floyd County, Georgia, April 9, 1927, son of the late Robert B. Stephens and the late Lessie Perry Stephens. Mr. Stephens was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving in Germany with the 290th Engineer Combat Battalion. Mr. Stephens retired in 1990, after being employed at Greenwood Manufacturing for 42 years, and moved to Blue Ridge Lake because of his love for fishing and hunting. Mr. Stephens was a former Scout Master of Troop 6 in Lindale, Georgia, and was a member of the American Legion.
Mr. Stephens was survived by his wife to whom he married April 1, 1947, Janie Mae Hice Stephens; his son, Danny L. Stephens and his wife Kim, Blue Ridge; his brother, James Gribble and wife Sue, Rome, Georgia; his brother, Donald Gribble, Rome, Georgia; his sister, Lynda Lumpkin, Rome, Georgia; grandchildren, Michael D. Stephens and wife Alexa, Miami, Florida, Allison M. Rogers and her husband Jeff, Rome, Georgia and Jesse D. Stephens, Denver, Colorado. Mr. Stephens was blessed with four great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Graveside service was held Monday, June 3, 2019, in Floyd Memory Gardens.
The family received friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, Monday, June 3.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, had charge of the arrangements.