Wilton Stephens

May 6, 1926 - February 22, 2015
Wilton Stephens

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Wilmington- Mr. Wilton Stephens, 88 of Wilmington passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice .

Mr. Stephens was the son of the late Durham Stephens and Bertha Goins Stephens; he also was preceded by his wife, Gladys Moore Stephens ;a brother, Varser Stephens and a sister, Clara Todd. Mr. Stephens retired from B&W Boiler Makers and was a long time member of Long Leaf Baptist Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Kay S. Fipps of Wilmington, NC and Ann S. Lauer of Cary, NC; one brother, Jerry Stephens; two sisters, Vella Mae Milligan of Ash, NC, Ellen Coats of Wilmington; long time sweetheart, Doris Ward and two grandchildren, Stacy Lauer Gesell and Marin Lauer Fothergill; five great grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Long Leaf Baptist Church at 1:00 PM officiated by Mr. Stephens Great Nephew Navy Chaplain Troy Todd. Visitation will be 12:00-1:00 PM at the church. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation at 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401 or to a charity of your choice. The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Andre Leonard and the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

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  • February 24, 2015
    Susan says:
    Prayers and blessings to you and your family. "The heart holds the truest memories"

  • February 24, 2015
    Melinda Rouse says:
    Kay, Ann and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. God bless you all.

  • February 27, 2015
    Pat & Jimmy Bordeaux says:
    Will surely be missed. Every time we hear 'Blessed Assurance' we think of Bill.

  • February 24, 2015
    Scott and Donna Gesell says:
    I has been such a pleasure getting to know Grandpa while meeting over grandchildren's birthday parties. He was a real joy to his family. May the Lord be with you in your time of loss.Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  • February 24, 2015
    Colleen O'Brien says:
    Kay So sorry for you and your family, for having lost your Daddy. May The Lord bring you peace , in this time of grief.