Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Charles Louis Stevens 1947-2024


Charles ‘Charlie’ Louis Stevens, 76, went to be with our Lord Friday, June 28, 2024, in Decatur.

Funeral was 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, at First Baptist Church in Decatur with burial at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Dr. David Lowrie and Gerre Joiner officiated. Pallbearers included Delvon Campbell, Rex Hoskins, Michael Dobyns, John Pellizzari, Tom Cain and Bill Hogg.

Charles was born Nov. 25, 1947, to Clarence Austin and Geneva Geraldine (Newsom) Stevens in Fort Worth. He was united in marriage Dec. 28, 1976, to Katie Marie Calhoun in Greenwood. Charles was a retired Department of Public Safety corporal, after working for the Texas Highway Department, as well as being a police officer for both Azle and White Settlement. After retiring, he enjoyed tending to his herd of cattle, as well as being a lifelong University of Texas sports fan. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin and friend to many who will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and sister-in-law, Bridgett Stevens.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his daughters, Kristi Stevens of Allen and Courtney Stevens of Decatur; his brother, Dwight Stevens of Azle; his sister, Darlene Tatum and husband Jerry of Azle; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.