Travis “Steve” Earl Stephens

January 20, 1939 - October 17, 2014
Travis “Steve” Earl Stephens

Travis Earl “Steve” Stephens, 75, of Wilmington passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at his residence.

He was born January 20, 1939 in Richlands, North Carolina the son of the late Charles Edward and Erma Elizabeth Stephens. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Harold Edward and Leon Carold Stephens; and two grandsons, A.J. Stephens and Caleb Stephens.

Travis proudly served his country in the US Navy and later became a welder by trade. His hobbies were playing pool, fishing and tinkering in his yard.

He is survived by his wife Margie; his brother, Henry Farrell Stephens, two sisters, Jenny Sawyer and Frances Ipock; six children, Chuck Stephens and wife Charlene, Dodie Englehart and husband Donald, Eddie Stephens and wife Karrie, Tony Stephens and wife Holly, Missy Stephens, Travis Stephens Jr.; nine grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral service 2:00 PM Monday October 20, 2014 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Military Funeral rites will follow the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation 1414 Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • October 18, 2014
    Chris Lutterloah SR. says:
    HE WAS A LONG TIME FRIENDA AND NEIGHBOR. HE WILL BE MISS.

  • October 19, 2014
    Louis says:
    Good man. Always willing to give you a hard time. Glad we could have met. We were like a family together.

  • October 20, 2014
    Brad and Laura Stennes says:
    Travis was a good friend to many! Our condolences to Margie, Steven, Missy and the entire extended family. Brad and Laura Stennes

  • October 23, 2014
    Patricia Smith says:
    You will be missed RIP Love Pat

  • October 17, 2014
    Barbara Sawyer Baker says:
    I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I know that Uncle Travis will be greatly missed, but he will live on in the hearts of many who knew and loved him. By the Grace of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, we will all be united again one day and until that day, hold your memories close to your heart. We love each of you.