Edgar Ray (Steve) Stevens, 84, of Abilene, TX passed away March 24, 2022 in Abilene.
Visitation will be from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm on Tuesday, April 5 at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, with services immediately following at 12:30 pm in the chapel with Bill Libby officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Edgar (Steve) was born in Ages, Harlan County, Kentucky to George and Maggie Stevens on January 31, 1938. He went to school at Evans Harlan. He married Kathileen Keefer on April 11, 1959 in Abilene. He worked as a bank courier for First State Bank and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Edgar (Steve) Stevens was preceded in death by his father George Stevens, mother Maggie Stevens, son Bill Stevens and eighteen brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife Kathileen Stevens, son Dennis Stevens and wife Debbie, daughter Barbara DeFoor and husband Jim, and son Jimmy Stevens and wife Tamara. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Josh Stevens, Zach Stevens, Michael Stevens, Rebecca DeFoor, Brandon Stevens, Brayden Nash, and Blaine Stevens.
The family wishes to extend sincere thanks to the doctors and nurses at Hendrick Medical Center for all their care.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.