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Leary Stevens


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Leary E. Stevens

Pocomoke-Leary Edward Stevens was born on July 14, 1957, to the late Ernest R. and Annie Poulson Stevens and departed this life suddenly on February 1, 2017, at his home in Pocomoke, MD. As a young man, Leary was educated in the Worcester County Public School System. After graduating in the Class of 1975 of Pocomoke High School, Leary enrolled in the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. However, he felt a compulsion to serve and enlisted in the United States Army.

On March 1, 1977, Leary entered the United States Army with a military service career expanding twenty years and one month, concluding his career, retiring as a Staff Sergeant on March 31, 1997. After retiring from the United States Army, Leary continued to serve and protect. He obtained gainful employment at Benelli, USA in 1997 - 2000, in the quality control department; then continued on a part time to assist in gun disposal, until 2009. In 2000, he was hired by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and enrolled in the Natural Resources Academy in Stevensville, Maryland in April 2000. Upon graduation, he served as a Natural Resource Police Officer serving primarily the counties of Somerset and Worcester until.

Leary leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 33 years, CasSandra Maria Stevens of Pocomoke, MD; three GODCHILDREN, Keynaja Watson and Ryan Cane of Pocomoke, MD and Colin Chandler "C.C., Noodle" Hampton of Townsend, DE; five sisters - Patsy (Robert) Simmons of Far Rockaway, NY; A. Elaine (Gregory) Deale and Diane Hall of Pocomoke, MD; Debora (Tyrone) Randolph of Hinesville, GA; and Alisa Stevens of Salisbury, MD; two brothers - Ernest Stevens Jr. of Austin, TX and Anthony Stevens of Salisbury, MD; and his Mother-in-Law, Phyllis T. Poole of Pocomoke, MD and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.

Leary was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest R. Stevens and Annie Poulson Stevens; his sister, Catherine Stevens; two nephews, Donald Stevens and Logan Deale; two nieces, Stacey Stevens and Tiara Bonner; his aunt, Mary "Pete" Anderson and father-in-law, Percell E. Poole Sr..

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM from Pocomoke High School, Pocomoke, MD. Arrangements by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 10, 2017
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