Warner Robins, GA- John Samuel Stephens, 74, passed away, November 26, 2012, at Houston Medical Center. Services for Mr. Stephens will be private. Donations can be made to Al Sihah Shrine, P.O. Box 3147, Macon, GA 31215.

Mr. Stephens was born to the late Sidney and Virginia Stephens in McComb, Miss. Mr. Stephens had a bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering and worked for Robins Air Force Base. Mr. Stepens was a member of the Shriners and the Masons. He was also a member of the Klassic Autos Club.

Survivors include- wife, Sam Stephens of Fort Valley; one son, Philip (Susan) Shimck of FL; three daughters, Rhoda (David) Jacobs of NC, Melody (Curtis) King of FL, Robin (Jim) Ackerman of FL; 5 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and one brother, Frederick (Carolyn) Stephens of Miss.

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2012