Stephen Paul Bland, 36, Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Spring View Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 28, 1977 in Lebanon. He was a member of Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Joseph Ernest Bland; paternal grandparents, Paul and Clara Bland; maternal grandparents, Ray and Eva Fowler; paternal uncle, Ben Bland; maternal uncles, Tim Fowler and Michael Edwards; and nephew, Joseph Tyler Bland.
Survivors include: his mother, Cheryl Bland; two brothers, Joseph Raymond (Mary) Bland of Louisville and James Michael (Rachel) Bland of Lebanon; four paternal uncles, Paul Wilbur (Ida Jo) Bland of Lexington, Irvin (Carolyn) Bland of Campbellsville, Charles Myrle (Kathleen) Bland of Campbellsville, and Carroll (Phyllis) Bland of Lebanon; three paternal aunts, Louise Bland of Lebanon, Jeanine (Norris) Brady of St. Joe, and Diane (Gene) Young of Louisville; maternal aunts, Rose (Hermie) Riggs of St. Francis and Tammy (Lynn) Sapp of Campbellsville; niece, Kendall Marie Bland of Louisville; four nephews, Benjamin and James Timothy Bland of Lebanon, and Andrew and Haden Bland of Louisville; and a special friend, Leo Nally.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church with interment in the church cemetery. Rev. George Illikkal officiated.
Pallbearers were Joseph Raymond Bland, James Michael Bland, Joseph Herman Riggs, Jonathan Riggs, Matthew Riggs, and Sam Nalley.
Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements.