Las Vegas, Nevada

1941 - 2019


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CLAYTON REID "BUD" STEPHEN 1941 2019 Bud passed away peacefully at 77 years-old. He was dearly loved by his wife Anne; sons, Dan and Tim; daughters-in-law, Kim and Kelly; grandchildren, Joshua, Haley, and Scott; great-grandchildren, Kailah and Lily; and nieces and nephews. As a passionate...

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I had Mr. Stephen as a teacher at (the new) Las Vegas High twice: first for Physics my junior year, then for Calculus my senior year.

I have extremely fond memories of Calculus class and enjoyed it immensely. Occasionally Mr. Stephen would have us write our own questions (I believe he sometimes used these on tests; but my memory is fuzzy). I would do my best to get a chuckle from him by crafting the most ridiculous story problems that made use of the required techniques. Many of...

Mr. Stephen was my Math Teacher, at the original Vegas High. I can honestly say that I don't know anyone that ever had anything but positive words for Bud. My sincere condolences to Danny, and the rest of Buds family.

So many fond memories of Mr. Stephens as a teacher and theater director. He touched the lives of me and so many of my classmates. Thank you for what you did.

LVHS Class of 1978

Our deepest condolences to Anne and all the Stephen family. May you rest in peace, Bud.

Our condolences to Ms. Anne & the Stephen family. Bud was a good person and an amazing teacher; he was loved by both of my children & he will be missed.

A good man and teacher....he left a lasting influence on my kids.

It's so moving to read the tributes to my Uncle Bud. The traits that made him a highly respected teacher were part of his personality from a very young age. I'm six years younger than Bud and many of my earliest memories about him were set in the music room or by the record player, where he introduced me and my siblings to all of the classic Broadway original cast albums of the 1950s. Like so many of his students, I was infused with a strong appreciation for the arts and especially the...

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It is with sorrow I say goodbye but joyful knowing you are at peace with the Lord. You will be missed.
Comare Ca

Mr. Stephen (& Ms Anne) made my senior year bearable - my favorite year of high school due to theater and choir (graduating class 1988) - he believed in me when I had no confidence in myself. That year was the most fun I had in all my school years, I will never forget it. My condolences to the family for the loss of this great man. Dana Wall.