George D. Stephens

George D. Stephens

August 13, 1928 — March 18, 2019

Stephens, George D. 90, of Tucson, passed away peacefully in his home on March 18, 2019.

Born and raised in Douglas, AZ, (Lazy J Ranch), George served in the Korean War with the Combat Engineers and then spent the latter half of his life in Tucson. He then worked as an engineer for Pima County Department of Transportation for over 30 years.

Father of five, (Sandy, George, Gregory, Timothy and Valerie), grandfather of 11, and great-grandfather of three, and loving husband to his wife of 41 years, Rita, who passed in 2000, he will be remembered for his kindness, integrity, endless curiosity and sense of humor.

A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Bring’s Broadway Chapel, 6910 E. Broadway in Tucson. More information can be found at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Casa de la Luz Hospice Foundation.

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