Russell Ray Stevens

Died: Sun., Jun. 10, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 14, 2018
Location: Vidalia Chapel

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Jun. 15, 2018
Location: Vidalia Chapel

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Mr. Russell Ray Stevens Jr., age 58, of Toombs County died suddenly on Sunday June 10, 2o18 on Lent Stevens Road of Vidalia from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Mr. Stevens was a native of Springfield Ohio and had lived most of his life in Toombs County.

Russell was a Commercial Truck Driver and had worked for JAB-O since 2006.  He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and he was a carpenter who had to talent to build almost anything with his hands.  Russell was a true patriot as he had a deep love for God and Country. He attended Cornerstone Church of Lyons.  Russell was extremely knowledgeable about the bible and was the backbone of his family.  

Mr. Stevens is preceded in death by his parents, Russell Ray Stevens Sr. and Marjorie Stevens; his maternal grandparents, Clarence Jones and Etta Benston; and his paternal grandparents, H. Ray and Bessie Stevens.

Russell is survived by his wife, Judy Newson Stevens of Vidalia; his brother, Keith Stevens of Rome GA; two sisters, Sheron Freeman of Lyons and Renee Stevens of Vidalia; one step-son, Mack Kersey of Lumber City; two step-daughters Teresa Hunt of Vidalia and Tonya Batchelor of Blue Ridge; and three grandchildren, Madison Mitchum of Blue Ridge, Tyler Mitchum of PA and Cody Mitchum of TX.  He was loved by many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services for Mr. Russell Ray Stevens Jr. will be held on Friday June 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel with Reverend Charlie Hodges officiating.  Interment will follow at Ohoopee Communtiy Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Vidalia Chapel.  

Motorcycle enthusiast and clubs are encouraged to ride their motorcycles to be part of the procession and be recognized as honorary pallbearers.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Connie Brown & Bobby Coe
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
Prayers for this family!

Sherry H. Davis
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. Russell was a good friend and a good man. He will be missed so much...R.I.P Russell

Melissa Garcia
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss , Russell was always like a brother to me and will always be like a brother to me . It is still just unreal . Russell will be missed , but til we meet again go rest high on that mountain ❤️😢. My prayers go out to all of the family ❤️

Melinda and Megan Vickery
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
So sorry for your loss. We are praying that God gives each of you grace and comfort thru this difficult time.

marcia Carroll
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
Judy, I am so sorry to hear about Russell. My love and condolences are with you and the family.

Sandra Curtis
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Rustys death. I was privileged to have been a part of his teenaged years and have many happy and funny memories. My prayers are with his sisters and especially with his brother Keith.

Kim Jufer
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
Judy and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Russell.

Sylvia Jarriel & Trendon
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
Judy,I am so sorry for your loss. You & Russell have become good friends over the past 6yrs. And especially in the last 2-3. He is truly going to be missed. And you are in my prayers.Love You my sweet friend & I'm here when you need me🙏

Macy quigley
   Posted Tue June 12, 2018
R.i.p Russell prayers for your familyy

Kelly Stephens
   Posted Tue June 12, 2018
Sending my deepest condolences. Prayers for the family.

Brenda Charles
   Posted Tue June 12, 2018
So sorry for the loss of Russell, he was such a sweet good man. He will be greatly missed. My prayers go out to his family. I know my family loved him dearly, and he was such a great friend to my sister and i. Fly with the angels and walk those streets of gold, for your work on earth is done.

Shivawn Belch
   Posted Wed June 13, 2018
Judy I'm truly sorry for your loss y'all have been good neighbors if you need me I'm always here for you I'm right across the street.

James Tumlin
   Posted Thu June 14, 2018


Our deepest prayers and sympathy. Eddie & Beth Tumlin

Ronbo Hamilton
   Posted Thu June 14, 2018
Sending Prayers & Love To Your Family MLL&R

Cheryl Benson
   Posted Thu June 14, 2018

HOPE AND HONOR CROSS STANDING EASEL was sent by Diane (Dink) Hill Benson.

Judy My heart and thoughts are with you. I am shocked and so saddened by Russell’s passing. Due to the fact that I did not know until today, I will not make the funeral, but I will see you as soon as possible. My prayer is for you to find peace. Love Dink

Jeanne Guinn
   Posted Wed July 11, 2018
Judy I just found out about Russell. I am sorry for your loss. The 10 years I worked with him he was a bright spot in the day. He will be missed. Prayers for you and your family.

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