Robert E. Stephens passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021.
Robert was born on August 3, 1928 to the late Millard L. Stephens and Anna B. Stephens. He served his county in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Robert was also preceded in death by his brothers, Millard Lee Stephens and Jim Stephens.
He is survived by his wife, Lela F. Stephens, children, Laura Ann Johnson, Karen Suzanne Taylor and Robert E. Stephens Jr., three grandchildren, Michael Johnson, Matthew Johnson and Hope Johnson, many nieces and nephews.
During this time of COVID-19 the family ask for no visitation.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 22, 2021 at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Rev. Wayland Stewart officiating.
Due to COVID-19, we request that mask be worn at all times at the cemetery, and that all Hamilton County and the CDC’s mandates be adhered to.
In lieu of flowers donation can be made to: The Wounded Warrior Project at P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, 877-832-6997 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Please share your memories of Robert with the family at www.chattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.com
Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421.