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