Hersey Ray Stevens, 77,  went Home to be with the Lord, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Elise Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Jon Neuhs. Burial will follow at Jones Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellerbe, NC. 

Hersey was a natvie of Patrick County, Virginia and was the son of the late Robert Stevens and Sallie ”Fannie” Bowman.  He retired from the Goodyear Asheboro Wire Plant. Hersey loved the outdoors, God’s creation always amazed him. Hersey spent many good times with his beloved dog, “Baby Girl,” Chocolate. He enjoyed golf, bowling and trips to the mountains. He attended Elise Presbytereian Church, where he served as custodian.  He was a loving son, brother, husband and grandfather. One of his most recent enjoyments was attending North Moore High School Marching Band Competitions, for his grandson, Joseph M. Lee.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Hersey Ray Stevens, Jr.; brother: Robert Stevens, Jr..

Hersey is survived  by his loving wife of 30 years: Grace Dunlap Stevens; step daughter: Sherry Lynn Lee; son: Robert Shain Stevens; step daughter: Ann Mason; sisters: Josephine “Jo” Willard, Virginia Stevens Comer; 4 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and many nieces, nephews and friends..

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at others times at his home in Robbins .

Memorials contributions to Elise Presbyterian Church, P O Box 637, Robbins, NC 27325.

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Stevens family.

Condolences:  PinesFunerals.com https:// https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/LW2QHGM9X3BCCQLB

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  1. Praying for you Grace ,Sherry, Joseph and Liddy we love you ,Hersey will b missed so much . Our hearts are so sad may God help us all at this sad time give comfort and help to go though the days ahead .

    • Sweet Grace,
      I’m so sad to hear about the loss of your beloved Hersey. The video certainly shares glimpses of a wonderful life full of family and friends and so much love. May our good Lord give you peace today and in the days to come. I love you Grace.

  2. Grace and Family, please know we are praying for you all. God will comfort you during this time. You are such a loving person to all and we know you will miss your husband. Prayers, love, friendship and sympathy. Reid and Karen Comer Rich

  3. Grace, Sherry and family,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying you will feel God’s sustaining presence and peace that will carry you through this difficult time. So thankful we do not say goodbye forever, only until that glorious reunion in heaven. Love and prayers.

    • Grace, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my prayers. With love and sympathy, Lisa Kennedy and the Edwin Brower family

  4. Grace, Sherry, Joseph & Family

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you and pray that God will comfort you today and in the days ahead.

  5. To my best friend Grace

    I love you and I am praying that God will wrap his arms around you and comfort you like only he can. I wish I could take some of the pain away for you. Both your faith in God means it’s not goodbye it’s until I see you again.

    Sherry, Joseph & Family
    Love and prayers to you. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

  6. Grace. So sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved him. And I want you to know he was loved by alot of people. Bless you

  7. Grace,
    Im so sorry to hear of Herseys passing..You ,Hersey,Scooter and I had some wonderful times together through the years..I hate we lost touch with one another..please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during the days ahead and that I miss and love you…

  8. Dear Sweet Grace,
    We are saddened to hear of Hershey’s passing. Prayers of peace and comfort in the coming days for you and your family.May God guide you and heal your broken heart.
    Love you Grace.
    Sugar and Bobby

  9. Sorry for your loss Grace sad to hear the news Hersey was a good soul and will be missed by all who knew him. Remember gods promise in Rev 21:4 during your time of sorrow.

  10. So sorry for your loss Grace Hersey will be missed by everyone who knew him.During your sorrow remember gods promise in Rev 21:4

  11. Grace and family
    I am thinking of you and praying for you that God will comfort you at this difficult time. I know your faith will get you through this. Love you all.
    Margie Wilson

  12. Grace, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Hersey. You and the family are in my prayers.

    Barbara Davis
    Former – Goodyear associate

  13. RIP Hersey, I’ll never forget your kindness to me and I know it won’t be long before we see you because I know you are with Jesus!!

  14. Dear Grace and family,

    We are so thankful that you and Hersey were blessed with a special kind of love. God allowed you to share many years together and build a marriage based on faith and love. Your trust in the Lord and His promises will guide you in the days ahead. Please know that you will be comforted as only God can and your friends and family are there to support you in prayer. Your “Goodyear” family still remembers you. We are sorry for your loss, we love you, and will keep you in thought and prayer.

    Love and Prayers,
    Dale & Debbie Hussey

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