Leonard Ray Stephens



Walhalla, SC – Leonard Ray Stephens, 91, husband of Jane Coward Stephens, of 205 Malinda Street, Walhalla, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021, at his home.


A native of Belton, SC, Mr. Stephens was the son of the late James W. and Lettie Stephens. He retired from Duke Power and was a veteran of the U.S. National Guard. Mr. Stephens won numerous tennis tournaments throughout the years. He was a member of the Jaycees, Walhalla Rotary Club, IPTAY and a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Stephens is survived by his son: Jay Stephens of Greenville, SC; daughters: Cindy Stephens Owens (Steve) of Easley, SC, Angela Stephens of Walhalla, SC and Julie Stephens Croxton (Joe) of Taylors, SC; sister: Shelby Stephens Duncan of Sandy Springs; grandchildren: Trey Stephens, Alex Owens, Brantli Jane Frazier and Lindley Peters; and great-grandchildren: Tripp Owens, Addy Grace Owens and Raelyn Peters.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Stephens was preceded in death by his brothers: James, Richard, Howard, Earle, Bobby and Donnie Stephens.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 1, 2021, at St. Luke United Methodist Church with entombment to follow at Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum.


The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM, Saturday, prior to the service, at the church.


Masks are required at the service.


Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 339, Walhalla, SC 29691.


The family is at the home.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com