Paul L. Stephens, 83, of Ashland, passed away April 16, 2021 at his residence.
Mr. Stephens was born July 6, 1937 in Greenup to the late Charlie and Ruth Stephens.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters, Harold, Charles, Billy Ray, Ronnie, June-Bug, Francis, Susie, Barbara and Connie.
Paul was a member of the Wurtland Church of The Nazarene. After retiring from Ironton Iron, he began his own company specializing in construction equipment. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and staying busy with work.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Bernice Stephens; one son, Michael (Jessica) Stephens; three daughters, Sandy (Mike) Litteral, Debbie (Richard) Fultz and Donna (Fred) Stewart; grandchildren, Chris Youngman, Megan Vitiello, Justin Stephens, Hannah Opell and Emily Blessinger; great-grandchildren, Caleb Youngman, Eli Youngman, Brooklynn Vitiello and Kinley Opell; one brother, Jerry Stephens; three sisters, Betty Keeton, Patty Tackett and Linda Linkous.
In Lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the Wurtland Church of The Nazarene.
Private graveside services will be at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Carman Funeral Home is caring for arrangements.
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