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EDMONTON – Ray Junior Stephens, 77, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Signature Health Care in Glasgow. Born on August 11, 1943, in McQueary County to the late Estel John and Pauline Farmer Stephens.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Midge Cornett Stephens; a son Darrell Stephens; and four siblings, Juanita, Sue, Owen, and Bonnie.

He was a United States Army Veteran and of the Pentecostal faith. He was a lifelong truck driver receiving an award for over one million safe miles.

He is survived by his wife, Malinda Stephens; two daughters, Teresa Williams of Sidney, Ohio, and Tina Edwards of Edmonton; two sisters, Linda and Doris; and a brother, Ronnie Stephens. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends, and family also survive.

A memorial service will be held on May 30, 2022, at the Privett Cemetery on Privett Cemetery Road, Strunk, Kentucky, 42649. Services will begin at 1:00 PM CST, and 2:00 PM EST.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Stephens. Please share your messages of condolence with the family at

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