William Emmett "Bill" Stephenson, 93, of Luray, died on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Winchester Medical Center.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1927, in Warm Springs and was a son of the late Harry Stephenson and Bula Hodge Stephenson.
Bill worked for Centel as a supervisor for 37 years. He was a member of the Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church.
On Sept. 13, 1947, he married Ellen Curry Stephenson, who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Cheryl Linaburg of Luray; one granddaughter, Stacy Mason and husband Michael of Luray; and two great-grandchildren, Avery Mason and Michaela Mason, both of Luray. He was preceded in death by a son, William Emmett Stephenson Jr.; a sister, Gladys Stephenson; and two brothers, Arnel and Edgar Stephenson.
A private graveside service will be conducted on Monday, Oct. 12, at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Front Royal by Pastor Brian Hasse. People can come sign the book on Friday from 8 until 5 PM and Saturday 8 until 2PM
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church.
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