JOHN THOMAS STEVENSON
Jan. 21, 1943 – Sept. 13, 2019
John Thomas Stevenson, 76 , of Castalia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 13, 2019.
John was born in Vance County, North Carolina, on January 21, 1943, son of John Perkins “Pike” and Ora Thomas Faulkner Stevenson.
John retired from the tobacco industry after 56 years of service. He was a loving and devoted family man. He was an avid fox hunter and sports enthusiast. John was a huge supporter and advocate of the dog hunting sport in the state of North Carolina.
A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm, Sunday September 15, 2019 at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, Louisburg with Reverend Melton Tyson and Reverend Jared Russell officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:30 to 3:15 pm. Burial will follow at Red Bud Baptist Church Cemetery.
John is survived by the love of his life and caregiver, Pat Griffin Stevenson; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Scarlett Stevenson of Louisburg; daughter and son-in-law, Kim S. and Keith Gupton of Bunn; grandchildren, Danielle and Mary Elizabeth Stevenson, Troy and Trevor Gupton; great grandson, Wyatt Eldridge; sister, Dorothy Hedgepeth of Fayetteville; brother, Bill Stevenson and wife, Cindy of Henderson; many nieces and nephews.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Amedisys Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.
Arrangement by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 103 W. Franklin St., Louisburg, NC, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.
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