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Joseph Todd Stephens

Joseph "Todd" Stephens, age 49 of Athens passed away, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at his residence.
 A native and life-long resident of Athens he was a son of the late Freddy Dean Stephens.
He was of the Baptist faith and was an employee of Evonik Corporation, formerly known as J.M. Huber, for 20 years.
He was an avid softball player.
His wife of 27 1/2 years, Susan H. Stephens;
1 daughter, Darby Grace Stephens of Athens;
1 son, Gabriel Joseph Stephens of Athens;
His mother, Rachel Louise Stephens of Athens;
1 brother and sister-in-law, Timothy "Tim" Byron and Janet "Jan" Newman Stephens of Athens;
Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Joseph and Vivian Holliday of Riceville;
Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law, Bradley Scott and Olivia Fagan Holliday of Youngsville, North Carolina;
Sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Cindy Holliday-Bohannon and Mitchell Lee Bohannon of Athens;
Several Uncles, Aunts, Nieces and Nephews;
Funeral Services will be 7:00 PM Thursday, April 1, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Stephens officiating.  Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Friday, April, 2, 2021 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.   The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Joseph-Stephens.  Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

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I was lucky enough to be Todd's neighbor in the Mt. Verd Community and got to grow up with him and Tim. He always had a smile on his face and would help out in anyway possible. I know Freddie is rejoicing in having his son with him in heaven, but also know that is a season of difficulty for his loved ones here on Earth. My prayers are with you during this time.

Melody Carroll Wagstaff Apr 2 2021 12:00 AM

Loved playing softball with Todd. Sorry for your loss

Kevin Plaster Apr 2 2021 12:00 AM

Im so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers.

Harry & Nancy Perkins Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Max and Juanita Scarbrough Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to learn of Todds passing. I am praying for his wife and children as I know they are devastated. Todd was a very nice guy snd I know he will be missed by so many..

Rhonda Whaley Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Stephens

Lisa Maxwell Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss.

Linda and Scott Allen Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Stephens

Teresa Smith Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

Susan and family,
I was so saddened and devastated to hear about Todd. I worked with Todd at Huber/Evonik, where Todd was respected and liked by all! I will truly miss him and I am praying for you all during this difficult time.

Kevin Baker Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

Susan, I am not sure if you remember me. I am John Ivens. Debbie Ivens who taught chemistry at MCHS was my wife and her brother Tracy Russell is my brother in law. Todd and Tracy were buddies and they played football together. I am sorry for your loss. I know this will be hard on you and the children and the rest of the family. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. John

John Ivens Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

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