Victor Lee “Lucky” Stevens, age 67 of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 9:30 AM – Sunday, February 28, 2016, at his home.
Funeral services celebrating Lucky’s life will be held at 10:30 AM – Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 PM – Thursday, March 3, 2016 at the funeral home. In loving memory of Lucky, memorials may be made to Southeastern Illinois Hospice or to the Jasper County Cancer Fund. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.
Victor Lee, better known as “Lucky” was born on November 22, 1948 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Bessie May Stevens. He married Marsha M. Piercefield on August 26, 1967, in Newton, Illinois, and she survives.
Lucky was a truck driver and was current trucking for Brothers Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an avid golfer and bowler.
Lucky is survived by: Wife of 48 years – Marsha Stevens of Newton, Illinois, Children – Robin (Terry) Conner of Newton, Illinois, John (Tiffany) Stevens of Boynton Beach, Florida, Granddaughter – Hannah Stevens of Boynton Beach, Florida, Sister – Robin Adkins of Tennessee, Brother-in-law – Tony (Lucy) Piercefield of Newton, Illinois, Sisters-in-law – Shirley (Neil) McCann of Newton, Illinois; Marge (Tom) Wilson of Newton, Illinois; Jeanie (Oscar) Parker of Petersburg, Indiana; Nancy (Jim) Tuttle of Newton, Illinois; Candy (Randy, Sr.) Smith of Willow Hill, Illinois and Sister-in-law Carol Piercefield of Olney, Illinois
Lucky was preceded in death by his mother and step father Bessie May and John Phillips; 3 children – Victor, Lisa and Rose Ann Stevens; sister Linda Phillips; brothers Johnny and Clifford Phillips; mother-in-law and father-in-law Lillie and Lawrence “Buck” Piercefield and a brother-in-law Joe Piercefield.