Wendell

August 9, 1934 ~ February 19, 2021

Born in: Edmonton, KY
Resided in: Edmonton, KY

Wendell Stephens, 86, of Edmonton passed away Friday, February 19th, 2021 at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton.   Born August 9, 1934  in Metcalfe County he was the son of the late Henry and Mamie Stephens.    Wendell attended school in Metcalfe County and afterwards served in the United States Army.  Wendell was employed the Department of Fish and Wildlife as Conservation Officer in Metcalfe and surrounding counties, from which he retired after 25 years of service.   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Amy Beth Harris Stephens and two brothers Anglie and Marshall Stephens.

Wendell is survived by his wife Misti Mosher Fields Stephens. One son, Larry and wife Laurie Stephens.   Two stepsons, Nathan and wife Micah Fields, BJ and wife Kayce all of Edmonton.  Six grandchildren.  Amelia (Chris) Ferguson, Rebekah (Mike) Parrino, Quentin Stephanie) Stephens, Raylee, Parker and Gracelyn Fields.  Four great grandchildren.   Brooks and Collin Parrino.   Raelynn and Kinsley Stephens.

Funeral services for Wendell Stephens will be held 1:00 PM, Tuesday, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens.   A walkthrough visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Stephens.   Please share you messages of condolence with the family at www.butler-funeralhome.com.   If you wish to attend the visitation or service in person a face covering, or mask will be required to protect others in attendance.

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  1. My heart is sad, he sure was one of a kind always thought of others instead of himself. He use to bring candy and bubble gum to our residents when he would come to work, 15 years at Metcalfe Health Car. Not only a friend, but family. You are truly going to be missed❤️ Love you,
    Rest High my Dear Friend,
    Shelia McCoy

  2. Misti, we all will miss Wendell, but we know he was welcomed into Heaven with so many loved ones that have gone before us, including your Mom and my Dad. Such great memories we share until we are all together again❣️ May God Bless you and keep you safe and healthy. Love always, Vicki

  3. Misti. Thinking of you and family …keeping you in prayer as you begin this next Chapter. My deepest condolences at the loss of your beloved husband .

  4. So sorry to see this Wendell was always a bright spot in my day when I was at Metcalfe Drugs. Misti and family you are in our prayers.

  5. Misti, Don and I are so sorry to hear about Wendell, he was an awesome guy. Please know we are here for you. Sending lots of love, big hugs and many prayers. We love you. Don & Nancy

  6. Wendell was always so kind and generous. I will never forget him, always passing out him and candy at church, work or whenever you saw him out. Prayers for his family for peace and comfort.

  7. So so sorry Misti I just now read about Wendell. I will never forget how funny he was! I know you’re going to miss him but know he is at peace. I know he and Jai are having a big ole time and Heaven will never be the same! Love you!

  8. Prayers of comfort peace and hope in the Blessed promise to be reunited once again after while with him in heaven, extended to his family and loved ones. He touch many souls with joy and laughter and the many selfless acts of kindness he showed and did for others throughout the years for this community he loved so much. Thankful for him. Till we meet again. Farewell dear friend

  9. Dear Larry and Laurie, Misti and your families,
    We are so saddened to hear of Wendell’s passing. We hold fond memories of many years of fishing and friendship.
    Everlasting be his memory.
    Our deepest sympathy to all.

  10. Dear Larry and Laurie and all you grandkids and great grands,

    I’m so sorry to hear of Wendall’s passing and I wish I could be there in person for his service on Tuesday but I will still be in quarantine and that won’t do. I didn’t get to spend much time with Wendall but knowing Larry says a lot! I am so sorry for your loss and I pray for peace and comfort in the days to come.

    Love you guys!
    Carol

  11. RIP my friend. I will treasure the times we worked together while with Ky Fish & Wildlife. I will never forget you !!

    Chip

  12. RIP MY FRIEND. I WILL TREASURE OUR TIMES WORKING TOGETHER WITH KY. FISH AND WILDLIFE. I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU. CHIP

  13. Misti:
    I’ll never forget all the smiles and laughter from you and Wendell and John and Pat at all the conferences. You were such fun to be with and we will surely miss Wendell. Take care of yourself. Best wishes- Liz Jackson, Walnut Council

  14. Misti, Larry & Laurie,
    So sorry for your loss. Wendell was a good Uncle and I have fond memories of visiting the farm and going fishing with him.

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