James Thomas "Jim" Stephens(1954 - 2018)

James "Jim" Thomas Stephens, age 64, of Middletown, Delaware passed away at home on July 21, 2018.

He was born on July 15, 1954 to the late Louis and Lillian Stephens in Babylon, New York.

Jim graduated from the University of Phoenix with a master's degree in adult education and training and was a professor at Delaware Technical and Community College Terry Campus.

He met the love of his life Janet, while proudly serving his country. They were married in Charleston, South Carolina on the naval base in 1990. They met at the Arthur Murray dance studio in Charleston and took ballroom dance classes when they were married. He later retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer from the Navy after 23 years of service.

He enjoyed fishing, collecting silver coins and spending time with his family. Jim was also a member of the Goose Creek Masonic Lodge #401 AFM. He was also a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Jim leaves behind his wife of 28 years Janet Stephens, son James Thomas Stephens Jr., sister Nancy and brother Richard.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home, 212 N. Broad St., Middletown. Interment with military honors followed at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.

Funeral Home

Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC - Middletown
212 North Broad Street P. O. Box 126 Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-3410

Published in Middletown Transcript from Aug. 7 to Aug. 16, 2018