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Robert Stephens

Obituary Date: Friday 17th November 2017

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

Hillside Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services 1190 McEver Rd. Gainesville, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
11/22/2017 at 4:00PM
Funeral Home
Hillside Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services
1190 McEver Rd , Gainesville 30504