Services were held at 12:00 Noon, Monday, January 28, 2019, at the Christ Centered Church, 3300 Hudson Avenue in Youngstown, for Mr. David C. Stevens who departed this life on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.
Mr. Stevens was born December 19, 1952, in Youngstown, a son of Willie D., Sr. and Louise Boykin Stevens.
David graduated from East High School in 1972. Following graduation, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. He attended Youngstown State University, graduating with an associate degree in electronics.
David was employed at the Tamarkin Company, retiring after 20 years in 2014. He owned the S&S Construction Company.
He attended the Christ Centered Church.
David loved carpentry, music, playing his drums, traveling and spending time with family. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed watching Ohio State and Youngstown State football.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Martha Ann Carson; grandsons, Raymond Ortiz, Davian and Ian Cruz; granddaughters, Rayveen Ortiz, Robynn Carter and Trinity Stevens; great-grandson, Carter Clark; great-granddaughters, Cartier Valentin and Larayna Ortiz; his brothers, Robert (Janice) Stevens of Franklin, Tennessee, Henry (Barbara) Stevens of Youngstown and Edward (Mary) Stevens of Tampa, Florida; his sister, Judy Stevens of Youngstown; stepson, Curtis (Christa) Carson of Cincinnati; stepdaughters, Doreene Carson of Youngstown and Monica (André) Smith of Sylvania, Ohio; stepgrandchildren Vanessa Harris, Christopher Carson, André Smith, Jr. and Cameron Carson; a dear friend, Mrs. Carol Donnelly and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Dana Ruth Stevens and a brother, Willie Stevens, Jr.
Arrangements were entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.