Willie Junious Stephenson, Jr.

September 8, 1949 - September 14, 2020

09/08/1949 - 09/14/2020

COLERAIN, NC – Willie Junious Stephenson, Jr., age 71, of North Main Street., passed away on Monday morning, September 14, 2020 at the Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville, NC.

Willie was born on September 8, 1949 to the late Willie Junious Stephenson, Sr. and Emma Lee Stephenson in Paterson, New Jersey. Willie worked at the Newport News Shipyard. He had a great passion for playing the guitar and singing with friends. He enjoyed spending time with his family, acting goofy and there was nothing like a good ole piece of sweet potato pie and fried chicken. Willie was loved by many and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Willie is survived by his children, Carlton Stephenson, Jennifer Stephenson, Chastity Stephenson, Ryan Stephenson, Emma Stephenson, and Gavin Stephenson; twin cousins, Sharon and Karen Jarrett; the mother of four of his children, Misty Stephenson-Harris, and many friends and extended family.

There will be no service at this time.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Stephenson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Ella mae Jarrett-Jones
2 years ago

To my Nephew Willie” Dickie boy” Stephenson Rest in Peace Love your Auntie Ella Mae Jarrett-Jones of Paterson NJ

Misty Harris
3 years ago

Merry Christmas in heaven Willie

Karen and Sharon Jarrett
3 years ago

My Condolences from the consins of Willie from Paterson NJ and Bloomsburg Pa we love you Consin RIP

Kim Francis
3 years ago

Rip my friend,,,

Kim Francis
3 years ago

Fly high my friend we will remember all the good times ,, you will be deeply missed by all,, Rip Willie ,,,

Suzanne Mahoney
3 years ago

Willie will be sadly missed. I will always remember your kind heart and giving soul. Willie was always fun and up for a good laugh, I will miss seeing you my friend . May the Lord lead you home and the many memories comfort you children.

Misty Stephenson Harris
3 years ago

Willie and I shared four children together, he was quite the jokester and one heck of a guitar player. I hope I made you proud in fulfilling your wishes and may you rest in peace now.Watch over your children and their progress as they have their own families and your grandchildren. Fly high and dance in the clouds willie.