Ronald Louie Stephens, 88, of Soperton Georgia passed away June 5, 2018 at the Glenwood Nursing Home in Glenwood, Georgia.

Born December 5, 1929, in Revelo, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Leslie and Betty Crabtree Stephens. He was the husband of the late Syble Daniel Stephens; father of the late Brenda Rider; great-great-grandfather of Noah Lankford; brother of the late Barbara Sue Stephens, Charles Stephens, Gary Stephens, Ruby Hall, James Stephens, and Wilma King. A retired truck driver he drove for Petroleum Carrier and Seaboard Oil Trucking. He was a veteran of the U S Army. He was a member of the Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of Soperton, GA.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Stephanie Stephens, Royston; four daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and James Mazyck, Seneca, SC, Marie and Curtis Bailey, Lavonia, Ga, Debbie and Tom Hughes, Dublin, and Barbara and Steve Buckley, Carnesville; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Jeanette, Geneva, and Kathy.

Services will be 2pm Friday at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Paul Beasley. Interment will be in the Franklin Memorial Gardens North.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family is at their respective homes. They will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Thursday evening at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at ginnfuneralhome.com.