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Stephen Batson

Birmingham, Alabama

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Jacksonville,Fl. Age 77. He graduated from Indian Springs and the University of Virginia.He spent many years on lake Martin.

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Stephen was our good friend and next door neighbor for years on Lake Martin. He was willing to help us any way he could. He would always say "you are in my prayers.". He talked about his Bible devotions. He loved the Psalms. He also talked about books he read by Christian thinkers or about Christian historical figures. He enjoyed living in a cabin in the woods close to nature. I have included a picture of him greeting our game deer in 1994. I remember him a point of regularly...

Steve passed away on Feb 7, 2021 at the Univ of FL Health System hospital in Jacksonvile. FL. Throughout his life Steve loved history, politics and religion. His faith led him to earning a divinity degree at the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Cambridge, MA and then to ordination as an Episcopal priest at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC. He served parishes in NY and South Carolina before retiring in Neptune Beach, FL.
God Bless you, Steve.