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Douglas Richard Stevens
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  • Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
    714 Riverdale Drive
    Charleston, SC 29407
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  • Tri County Family Ministries
    2105 Cosgrove Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405

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“Dear Sue and Family,We were deeply saddened to hear of Doug's passing. I have loads of memories of Doug and our times at 8th & I. May your many...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Sue: So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. I am very proud to have served on the drill team 57-60 with Doug.Recently at the barracks for parade. Could...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Charlie Miner - Byron, GA

“Dear Sue and other members of Doug's wonderful family. Please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences. Doug was a SPECIAL man and Marine! He...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: John Reim, USMC - Franklinville, NJ

“Sue,You and your family have my heartfelt sorrow at the loss of Doug. We served on the Drill Team together at 8th & I. He developed many of the...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Charles Huha - Pompton Lakes, NJ

“Sue,I talked to once when I called Doug and spoke to him thru you. I had many fun times with Doug,some of which were in Montreal. I played basketball...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss Sue We know he is in a better place away from pain. Our prayers are with you and the family ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Joan & Bill Lampman - Lantana, FL

“Dear Sue, I was saddened to read of Doug's passing. My family and I always enjoyed his sense of humor at the many gatherings at my Aunt Marion's...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jane Peterson - Charleston, SC

“Heart felt condolences to the family and friends of Doug Stevens. Doug was the most fun, genuine man I ever met. We would see Doug and Sue in...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Pam Johnson - Atlanta, GA

“To the Stevens family, my family and I send our sincere condolences. Doug will be missed by all. We pray for healing and a comforting peace for...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon McGhee - North Charleston, SC

“Sue, real sorry for your loss. I wish you and yours all the best and you are in my prayers. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Doug Mundschenk - Frederick, MD


Douglas Richard Stevens, 76, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Sunday, June 11, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with laryngeal cancer. He is survived by his wife and partner of 35 years, Susan (Sue) Marie Stevens; son, Douglas R. Stevens, Jr. of Columbia, MD, daughter, Jeannie M. Finnegan (Dave Cooke) of Sykesville, MD; and son, David M. Stevens (Cher) of Reidville, VA; sister, Shirley Geise (Richard) of Newfane, NY; sister-in-law, Marilyn Stevens of Newfane, NY, and many beloved grands, great-grands, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law.

The family will receive friends Monday, July 10, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. His Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 714 Riverdale Drive at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will be held at Mepkin Abbey Columbarium, 1098 Mepkin Abbey Road, Moncks Corner at a later date.

Douglas was born September 10, 1940 in Lockport, New York, son of the late Howard Luke Stevens and Gertrude Smith Stevens. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp, served at Marine Barracks (Building 58), 8th and I Streets, SE, Washington, DC, was a member of the USMC Silent Drill Platoon, and served at The White House and Camp David. After graduating from the University of Maryland, Doug worked at Naval Sea Systems Command, Submarine Directorate. In 1981, he moved to Charleston to become an employee of Life Cycle Engineering. He later became a partner in LCE and was the Executive Vice President of Business Development.

Doug was a member of The Country Club of Charleston, a member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and volunteered with Tricounty Family Ministries. With his smile and sense of humor, he brought his love for people to every situation. His shared his enjoyment of being on the water and his passion for playing golf with many family members and friends.Special thanks to all the caregivers who supported our family. Especially to Lottie Brown, the staff of Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt. Pleasant, and the staff of Agape Hospice who filled Doug's journey with joy, peace and grace.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of The Redeemer, 714 Riverdale Drive, Charleston, SC 29407 and/or Tri County Family Ministries, 2105 Cosgrove Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Monday, July 10
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J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway Charleston, SC 29414

Funeral Ceremony

Lutheran Church of The Redeemer

714 Riverdale Drive Charleston, SC 29407


Entombment

Mepkin Abbey Columbarium

Moncks Corner, SC