Mr. Bobby Joe Stevens, age 65, entered into rest on Saturday, December 14, 2019 after a long battle with cancer at his home with his family by his side. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Rev. William Griggs and Rev. Joey Oliver with burial to follow in the Wilkes Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Stevens was born April 17, 1954 in Hartsville, SC a son of the late James E. and Ida Belle Wilkes Stevens. He was an employee of Oliver Environmental Services and was an avid South Carolina Gamecocks fan. Bobby Joe grew up attending Wilkes Chapel United Methodist Church. He enjoyed reading God’s word and recently gave his heart to the Lord. He also enjoyed fishing and traveling to the mountains.
Survivors include his siblings, Thomas Stevens, and George Stevens both of the home, J.G. Stevens of Kershaw, SC, Katie (Ed) Pair of Lancaster, SC, and Daphine (Johnny) Black of Ruby, SC; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins including special cousin and close friend, Michael Gainey.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Lancaster County for their love and support to Bobby Joe and their family during this time and suggests that memorials be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 901 W. Meeting Street, #201, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Stevens family.