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Leon Bernard Stephens, Sr.

May 10, 1956 ~ October 6, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Leon Stephens, Sr. Obituary

It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mr. Leon Bernard Stephens, Sr. who entered into rest October 6, 2023.

Mr. Stephens, a native of Richmond County, was a graduate of Locust Valley High School, Locust Valley, New York. He was a welder for TTX Company - RSO North Augusta and a member of Old Storm Branch Baptist Church where he served on the Trustee Ministry and Usher Ministry.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Gardner Stephens; two sons, Byron (Shea) Stephens and Leon Bernard (Chanda) Stephens, Jr.; a daughter, Latonya Bernette Robinson; adopted son, Bruce Heath; three brothers, Louis (Vanessa) Walker, Leroy (Grace) Walker, Sr., and Johnnie (Vonnie) Stephens; three sisters, Carolyn Stephens (James) Hilton, Annette Stephens and Sheryl Stephens; mother-in-law, Rev. Josephine Mildred McKie; eight grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 14, 2023 at Old Storm Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Martris Mims officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held from 2:00 PM until 5:30 PM Friday at the funeral home.


Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-North Augusta.

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October 13, 2023

2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
614 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841

Funeral Service
October 14, 2023

11:00 AM
Old Storm Branch Baptist Church
163 Storm Branch Rd
Beech Island, SC 29842


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