Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 22, 2013

John C. Stevens Sr.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

SYKESVILLE, Md. — John Charles Stevens, Sr., age 68, of Sykesville, MD, died Friday, September 20, 2013, at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore.

Born February 27, 1945, in Baltimore, MD he was the son of the late Howard Wilbert and Marie M. Lindauer Stevens. He was the husband of the Linda Ann Nester Stevens of Sykesville, and formerly of Bluefield.

John was retired from the State of Maryland as a Corrections Officer where he had served as a Captain. After his retirement from the state, John worked at several part time jobs as a school bus driver for Howard County and as a dispatcher for Frederick County Schools. During his career he worked several part-time jobs as a a bar tender at the American Legion, Sykesville Post 223, at the former Euler's Liquors and the former American Pizza. He was a member of Oakland United Methodist Church and Freedom Lodge #112 A.F.&A.M. He was a graduate of Carroll Community College.

Surviving in addition to his wife are sons and daughter-in-law: John C. Stevens, Jr. of Sykesville, Robert J. and Cherie Stevens of Sykesville and Aaron E. Andrews of Westminster; daughter and son-in-law, Carol E. Stevens and Jeff Bethea of Sykesville and grandchildren, Darby Leigh Nobles-Stevens, Payton Marie Stevens and Aidan James Stevens.

He was predeceased by sisters, Edna Blanche Goodman and Marsha Holt.

Visitation and funeral services were held at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Rd., Sykesville. Interment was in Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church or charity of one's choice.