Richard John STEPHENS

Richard John STEPHENS

Richard John Stephens

April 12, 1955 – October 9, 2016

Survived by loving partner, Diana Burrill, son, Anthony (Amanda) Stephens, grandson, Brodie, mother, Doris Stephens, brother, Hugh (Sylvia) Stephens, sister, Patricia McDonald, and many nieces and nephews.

Rick spent most of his life in the Parksville area where his many friends were entertained by his whit and wisdom- he could recite poetry and Shakespeare, or tell jokes for hours.

Those close to Rick knew the demons he battled. Through it all he remained a kind man who will be greatly missed.

Memorial service will be held at Yates Funeral Service, 1000 Allsbrook Road, Parksville, BC on October 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Refreshments to follow

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