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Charles Leroy Stephenson, Sr.

September 4, 1940 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 80)

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Charles Leroy Stephenson, Sr., 80, of Staunton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 26, 2021 at his residence.

He was born on September 4, 1940 in Augusta County to the late George E. Stephenson and the late Clydie Little Stephenson.

He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and loved playing music with his Country Bands in the 70’s and 80’s.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Troy Stephenson; step-daughter whom he raised, Denise Hodge Beeson and a sister, Gladys Walton.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Carolyn Stephenson; children, Merlin Stephenson, step-children whom he raised, Ingrid Hodge and Audie (Audra) Hodge; Charles Leroy Stephenson, Jr. and Sandy Stephenson; sister, Betty (Harvey) Hickman and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, other family members and friends.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 Charlton and Groome Funeral Home in Fishersville, after which there will be a private service with entombment at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Family and grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Hospice of the Shenandoah.

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March 2, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Charlton and Groome Funeral Home
619 Lifecore Drive
Fishersville, VA 22939

Private family service will be held

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