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Richard Lee Stevens

September 26, 1958 - October 12, 2022

Burial Date October 16, 2022

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Richard Lee “Rick” Stevens, 64, of Forest passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, Wednesday, October 12, 2022. He was the husband of Cheryl Britton Stevens. Rick was born in Lynchburg, September 26, 1958, a son of the late John Murray Stevens Sr. and Dorothy Milam Stevens. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and was retired from Sentry Equipment of Forest. He was a devoted husband of 35 years, beloved father, avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast. In addition to his wife, he survived by a daughter, Sommer Stevens of Durham, N.C.; a son Austin Stevens of Lynchburg; beloved dog, Cooper; brother, John “Steve” Murray Stevens Jr. (Dee) of Charlottesville; half-brother, Danny Witt; sister-in-law, Carolyn Witt both of Lynchburg. He was preceded in death by two sons, Dustin Chase Stevens, and Casey Lee Stevens; half-brother, Kenneth Witt. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 16, 2022 at Ebenezer Baptist Church by the Rev. Jamie Adams and the Rev. Johnny Roberts with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2022 at Forest United Methodist Church. Also in the fellowship hall following the service at Ebenezer. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lynchburg Humane Society.