Richard E. Stevens

Richard E. Stevens

MADISON-Richard Eugene Stevens, age 59, cried, hoped, prayed and struggled for 11 months after a lung cancer diagnosis.

He died on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at home. Richard was born on Nov. 3, 1954, the second child of the late Eugene and Betty (Sloan) Stevens. His siblings are Eldora, Helen, Mary, Joe (deceased), Gary, Cathy and Karen, respectively.

Rick was generally happy, humorous, hardworking, handy and honest. He loved old cars, trucks, music, the Packers, every pet and his family. All were guilty of sometimes making him, not so generally happy.

Rick leaves his wife, Lynne; son, Erick (Fiancé, Rachel) their children, Annabel and Daniel; son, Tyler and his son, Tyler. He was preceded in death by his first stillborn son, Daniel.

In keeping with Rick’s wishes, no services will be held.

“We love you and will miss you forever, may you now rest in peace.”