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Saturday, April 1, 2023
Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)
Jeffrey Davis Stevens, 63, of Howardsville, departed this life on Tuesday March 21, 2023 at the Dogwood Village of Orange.
He was born on February 23, 1960, the son of the late Emmett Henry (Dickie) and Shirley Davis Stevens.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Michael D. Stevens, Randall H. Stevens, Gerald (Jerry) D. Stevens, and one nephew, Dustin S. Stevens.
He was a member of the Living Word Christian Fellowship Church, and devoted to the ministry of the Gospel.
He was educated and a graduate of Nelson County High School in Lovingston and completed 2 years of school at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville.
He was employed by George’s Supermarket as the produce manager, and at the University of Virginia as a mail sorter clerk for more than 10 years, after which he was the primary caregiver to his mother until his stroke in January 2019.
He leaves to celebrate his memories, one brother, Kenneth (Kenny) D. Stevens and wife Doris of Arrington; one sister and his primary care provider, Sandra K. Orme and husband Wayne of Howardsville; three amazing sisters-in-law, Ann Yowell Stevens of Madison, Vicki Weatherholt of Faber, and Belinda Jones Stevens of Madison; a special niece and caregiver Gloria Carin Boucher of Scottsville; a host of nieces and nephews, Crystal Goff, Tiffany Stevens, Lindsey Stevens, Latasha Stevens, Jessica Whisner, Lora Fulk, Jason Stevens, Kane Stevens, Travis Stevens, Dylan Stevens, Brandon McDaniel, Jeremy Orme, Jason Orme, Andrew Jones, Bruce Jones, four brotherly cousins, J. Mark Stevens, Keith Stevens, David Stevens, Barry Stevens, and three precious cousins, Linda Blackwell, Dorothy Hoenes, Nina Faye Durham, along with many other very special family and friends.
Jeffrey will be remembered for the love he had for Jesus, people, teaching and nurturing young minds, and a strong passion for all artistic compositions. Jeffrey was extremely gifted with talents in painting, sculpting, drama, poetry, historical fiction, non-fiction, all literature in general, he also loved all styles of music, gospel, jazz, big band to name a few, and was a huge movie buff. He was a wealth of knowledge.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 1, 2023, at Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Lovingston with Pastor Eileen Lehmann officiating.
There will be no graveside service.
Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel, Lovingston, Virginia (434-263-4097).