Mr. Charles Edward Stevens, Sr., age 72, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Friday evening, July 6, 2018 following a brief illness. Mr. Stevens was born on May 16, 1946 the son of the late Mr. Marvin Stevens and Mrs. Rosa Stevens. He was a Vietnam veteran proudly serving with the United States Army in the Infantry Division. He saw action in a variety of incursions during his deployment. He had been attending Victory Baptist Church.

Charles Stevens is survived by his loving family, his wife, Carolyn Rutherford Stevens, son and daughter in law, Charles & Erin Stevens; daughters and sons in law, Rhonda & Melvin Gravely and Wendy & Rodney Johnson; mother, Mrs. Rosa Stevens; brother and sister in law, Glenn & Carolyn Stevens; sister and brother in law, Gloria & Ronnie Johnson; his grandchildren, Victoria Stevens, Ryan Johnson, Addison Johnson, Hunter Gravely, Skylar Gravely and Kassidy Gravely and his great grandchildren, Payton Cleary & Nicole Cleary and best friend, Mike & Judy Brooks.  A number of nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

The family will receive friends on Monday afternoon, July 9, 2018 from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. at the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.  The Memorial service for Mr. Charles Edward Stevens, Sr., will be conducted on Monday afternoon, July 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Snapp officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by an Honors Detail of the U.S. Army Honor Guard.

In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Stevens will be cremated and a Private Interment service will be held at a later time.

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The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home of Cedartown is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Charles Edward Stevens, Sr.