James “Rick” Stevens, age 57,
of the Slate Branch Community, passed from this life on
Wednesday, April 6, 2016.
Rick was born on June 4, 1958,
in Springdale, Ohio, son of James and Maxine Barker Stevens, of
the Slate Branch Community. He was the tournament director for
Friday Night Lake Cumberland Fishing Tournaments.
Rick loved fishing, hunting and
He was a football and archery coach.
Rick was a member of Oak Hill Baptist
He is survived by his parents;
his sons, Chris (and Shenoa) Baker, of Nancy, and Robbie (and
Stephanie) Baker, of Somerset; his sisters, Debbie Mick, of
Slate Branch Community, and Mike (and Pam) Harris, of Oak Hill
Community; his grandchildren, Brody Baker, Bentley Paige Baker,
Ava Baker, Brock Woodcock, Jasmine Woodcock, Carter Stevens,
Hunter Baker, Kailyn Henderson, Kyndal Henderson, Braxton Boyd
and Haylee Boyd; his uncles, Everett (and Connie) Stevens, of
Slate Branch Community, Terry (and Jean) Barker, of Eubank, and
Bob Mayfield, of Indianapolis, Indiana; and his aunts, Helen
Petrey, of Lancaster, Sandra Barker, of Slate Branch Community
and Regina Barker, of Nancy.
Rick is preceded in death by
his son, James “Jamie” Stevens, II.
Visitation will be on Sunday,
April 10, 2016, after 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home
The funeral will follow the
visitation, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro.
Gilbert Robinson officiating.
Burial will be in the Slate Branch
Pallbearers will be Josh Lockard, Brody
Baker, Jeff Barker, Luke Boyd, Jerry Barker, Larry Taylor and
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations made to the James “Rick” Stevens Memorial
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.