The Newnan Times-Herald


Robert Wesley Stepherson

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Feb. 12, 2019 - 10:18 AM

Mr. Robert Wesley Stepherson of Franklin passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Mr. Stepherson was born in Pensacola, Florida to the late Carl Gaston Stepherson and Vernon Jane Stepherson. Mr. Stepherson proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was a member of Newnan Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Robert Wesley Stepherson is preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Clyde Stepherson, James Elbert Stepherson and Charles Raymond Stepherson; his sister, Corrie Elizabeth; his grandchildren, Abraham Stepherson, Henry Stepherson, Mickey Godwin Jr. and Alexandria Rose Greenwood. 

Mr. Stepherson is survived by his wife, Shirley L. Stepherson; his sons, Wesley Stepherson (Angie), Byron Stepherson (Donna), and Rick Uber (Lisa); his daughters, Nina Lynan (Mark), Tami Winkles (Patrick), Brandi Colon (Eric); his 30 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

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The funeral service will be held at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. Pastor Alan Henderson will officiate, and the family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until service time on Tuesday.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723