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Robert Kenneth "Ken" Stevens, 92, of Fairmont, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday (Jan. 31, 2017) while at the River Oaks Nursing Home in Clarksburg.
He was born May 15, 1924, a son of Henry and Ora Neel Stevens in Fairmont.
He is survived by his loving wife, Doris Ann Radford Stevens. They were married for 69 happy years and are the parents of four daughters, Linda and Jim Simon of Bridgeport, Debra and Joe Spradling of Chapmanville, Pam and Steve Kennedy of Bridgeport, and Kim and Dirk Shaw of Stafford, Virginia; and one son, Robert Kenneth Jr. "Rob" and Renee Stevens of Fairmont. They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one step-granddaughter and two step-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Jennie Radford, of Fairmont.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six sisters and one brother.
He graduated from Grafton High School, Class of 1942, and he proudly served in the U.S Navy as a 1st Class Boatsman Mate during World War II.
He was a master carpenter and built many beautiful homes in the Fairmont area. He worked for several contractors in the Fairmont area and was also self-employed for a while. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 476, earning a 50-year Service Award in 2010.
He was a member of Janes Memorial United Methodist Church of Fairmont.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Friday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave., Fairmont, and from noon-1 p.m. Saturday. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Michael Richards officiating. Interment will follow at the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on February 1, 2017
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