Robert Stephens, age 65, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, November 17, 2017.
He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and had worked as a welder for Gainesville Welding for over 40 years. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and brother, and a great friend to many. Robert lost his wife of 47 years, Kathy, just 4 short weeks ago. Real love will live forever.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Alvin, Sr. and Joy Parrish Stephens; wife, Kathy Diane Stephens; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda Stephens and Tony Reyes; brother, Jimmy Stephens; and sister, Marie Elrod.
Robert is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Deana and Ruben Muniz, Bobbie and Beto Moreno; son, Shane Stephens; daughter, Vanessa Diego; brothers and sisters-in-law, Alvin Jr. “Buck” and Judy Stephens, Terry and Wanda Stephens; brother, Darrell Stephens; sisters, Oba Dowdy and Kim Haley; and sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Kent Purkey. 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and a number of other relatives and friends also survive. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to Jason Martin.
A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 4 PM Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Rock Hill C.H. Church 4115 Price Road Gainesville, GA 30506.
Pastor Paul Milligan will officiate.
Online condolences may be made at www.hillsidechapelfuneralhome.com
Hillside Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services 1190 McEver Rd. Gainesville, GA is in charge of arrangements.