William R. "Bill" Stevens

January 21, 1951 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 68)


WILLIAM R. “BILL” STEVENS, age 68, of Washington CH, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 3:16 a.m. at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on January 21, 1951 in Fayette County to John R. and Belva M. Stewart Stevens. He was a 1969 graduate of Washington High School. Bill was a horse trainer for most of his adult life and had been a long-time member of the United States Trotting Association. Bill had a love for his family, his friends, and horses. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; and his nephew, Adam Wilson.

Survivors include his loving wife, Carol Lynn Leslie Stevens, whom he married on September 7, 1984; children, Jennifer (Chris Thompson) Carter, Chris (Hollie) Carter, Robyn (Eric) Hansen, and Daniel (Kendra) Carter; six grandchildren; and sister, Shirley (Wes) Wilson. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

In keeping with Bill’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

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