David Thomas Stephens

Born: Mon., Feb. 20, 1961
Died: Sun., May 1, 2016


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wed., May 04, 2016
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., May 04, 2016
Location: McCommons Chapel

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David Thomas Stephens

David Thomas Stephens, age 55, of Penfield, GA died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Athens Regional Hospital in Athens, GA. A lifelong resident of Greene County, David was born on February 20, 1961, in Greensboro, GA, as the son of  Rachel Jordan Glover and the late Thomas Franklin Stephens. He attended Greene County High School. David was  the owner and operator for Stephens Construction doing land clearing and grading. Lately he worked on Yates Horse Farm riding and training horses.  On December 31, 1999 he married the former Glenda Murray of Penfield.  David grew up in West End Baptist Church, but more recently was attending Shiloh Baptist Church. When he wasn’t working, riding horses was his favorite past time.

In addition to his wife, Glenda Stephens of Penfield, GA, he is survived by his mother, Rachel Glover of Greensboro, GA; children, Thomas Cole Stephens and Tera Stephens; grandchildren, Sheyanne Stephens and Shailee Stephens; brother, Dennis F. Stephens; sisters, Debra Copeland, Sabrina Polites and Waverly Wiseman; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro with Rev. Robert Robinson officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642. Interment will follow in the Penfield Cemetery, 1211 Cemetery Road, Penfield, GA 30669.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.


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Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Mon May 02, 2016
Praying for comfort, strength and love during this difficult time.
Terry & Elaine Cantrell

Larry "Tadpole" Jenkins
   Posted Mon May 02, 2016
I am very sorry to hear of Davids passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Ronnie Moon
   Posted Mon May 02, 2016
Praying for the family

Rick Plymale
   Posted Tue May 03, 2016
We will truly miss our gravel-voiced good friend. Cowboy was indeed an unforgettable character and an interesting conversationalist. Rest peacefully, David. Our love goes out to the Stephens family.

Becky Fountain
   Posted Tue May 03, 2016
So sorry for your loss you are in our prayers

Connie Millsaps
   Posted Tue May 03, 2016
I have special memories of David from our childhood. So sorry to hear of his passing.

Tammy Hubbard English
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
I am so sorry to hear of this. All of yoou are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mark and Susan Higdon
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
Glenda, Rachel and family, Our hearts are broken with the loss of Cowboy. He was a joy to be around. Please know that we are praying for all of you as you deal with this awful loss. He will be missed by many.

Class of 1980 Robbinsville High School
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
On behalf of the class of 1980 of Robbinsville High School, our sincere sympathy is with all of David's friends and family during this difficult. May God send you comfort in the days ahead.

Melinda Bailey
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
So sorry for your loss. I grew up just over the hill when David lived above Ralph & Mildred on John Carver hill. Prayers for the family.

Kathy Waldroup
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
So sorry to hear this,we all grew up together in Mill Town.If we weren't fighting,we were having a good time.You will be greatly missed dear friend.R.I.P.

Red John & Lynda McClincy
   Posted Wed May 04, 2016
We have so many Good memories of David since he was 9 years old, he will always be special to us! Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Thu May 05, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, and in the days ahead. So very sorry for your loss.

Demmie Stephens
   Posted Thu May 05, 2016
I will always remember David like he was when I first met the family in 1982. Funny, loud, crazy and dancing to sitting on the dock of the bay at the red rooster.

Rest easy Cowboy, you made your mark.