Obituaries » Dallas Carl Stephens Jr.
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January 2, 1965 - March 1, 2021
Service Date March 5, 2021
Funeral services will be held 7:00 P.M. Friday March 5, 2021 at Memorial Funeral Home with Chaplin Randy Thompson of the City of Maryville Fire Department officiating. Family and friends will all meet 3:30 P.M. Saturday March 6, 2021 at Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery for a graveside service. The family will receive friends 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. The family welcomes you to call at your convenience between 12:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. on Friday. The family would like to thank all of the first responders that came out that morning for everything y’all did. Thank you.
The family would like to ask everyone in attendance to take all COVID-19 precautions into consideration.
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Dallas Carl Stephens Jr., 56 of Maryville, passed away peacefully in his home on March 1, 2021. He was an avid Nascar, Tennessee, Garth Brooks, Atlanta Braves, and Jeep fanatic. He took pride in helping his community in any way he could. First by becoming an EMT/Paramedic with Rural/Metro ambulance service. Later he became a fire fighter/engineer/medic for the City of Maryville Fire Department where he retired after 16 years of service. He was a medic for the City of Maryville SWAT team, along with UT athletics medical staff. He also served as safety and security for Dollywood Theme Parks for 15 years. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He was happily married to the love of his life, and his three children and two grandchildren were his pride and joys. He will be greatly missed by many. He was preceded in death by parents: Dallas Sr. and Bonnie (Riddle) Stephens, sister: Teresa Stephens Palmer, grandparents: William E. (Bill) and Dorothy (Harman) Riddle, and John and Thelma (Keener) Stephens. He is survived by his wife: Avril English Stephens, children: Brandon Stephens (Melissa), Erica Stephens, and Cowen English, grandchildren: Braylon Stephens and Maddie McCarter, sister: Missy Taylor (Mike), brother: Brian Stephens (Becky), and cousin and best friend: Jon Holliman, along with many nieces, nephews, and other family members.