Homer Stevens, 68, of Alton, Mo., was born June 28, 1943, at Alton, Mo., and passed away June 4, 2001, at his home.
He attended the Alton school, graduating with the class of 1960.
During that time, he had two bouts of rheumatic fever, later causing a long and painful struggle with heart problems.
Homer married Virginia Sisco, daughter of Charlie and Nettie Sisco, in 1962. She passed away in 1996.
Homer married Christine Smith Orr in December of 1999. They had 11 good years.
He was a kind, loving husband, father and grandfather. His family meant more to him than anything in this world.
Homer worked in the St. Louis area all his life, working at the Chrysler plant until 1984, when he had to quit due to health problems.
Homer and Virginia had four children: Brenda and husband Michael Sansoucia, Joseph Stevens and friend Traci, Johnny and Kathy Stevens and Tracey and Eric Imfeld.
He had five grandchildren: Joseph II, Michael, Ginny and Daniel Stevens and Ethan Imfeld.
He was very special to his stepchildren, treating them like his own: Nancy and Rod Spoor, Steve and Annette Orr, Cara Roe and friend, Dave, and his special one, little Tracy Orr; five step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Ora Williams, one brother; Waymon Stevens; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Dee and Sarah Shipman Stevens; his first wife Virginia; four brothers, Grover, Earl, Jessie and Daymon; and four sisters, Violet, Pearl, Agnes and Vora.
Services were Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at the Clary Funeral Home, Alton, Mo., with Bro. JR Andrews officiating. Burial was Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at the Charter Baptist Church/Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charter Baptist Church, Fetus, MO.