John Robert Stevens Sr.
John Robert Stevens Sr., 83, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Greenwood. He was a resident of Franklin and a former resident of Indianapolis.
He was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Indianapolis to Harry O. and Lue E. (Griffith) Stevens. He married Agnes (Totton) Stevens.
He is survived by a son, John R. and wife, Linda, Stevens Jr. of New Whiteland; a daughter, Grace E. and husband, Brian, Hatfield of Texas; four grandchildren, John Joseph Stevens, Wendy (Jeff Spruill) Baker, Sharon (Brent) Carver and Caron (David) Bond; and seven great-grandchildren, Robbie, Nick, Katelynn, Isabella, Carley, Alexis and Earl Jr.
He was preceded in passing by his parents; his wife, Agnes; a son, William Harnold Stevens; a brother, Harry C. Stevens; and a sister, Mary Ellen “Peggy” Farrell.
John was a graduate of Cathedral High School and attended Indiana University in Indianapolis.
He was an accountant for Eli Lilly & Co. in Indianapolis, retiring after several years of service.
He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Franklin and the Knights of Columbus.
Father John Beitens will celebrate a Mass of Christian burial at noon Friday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin, IN 46131.
Arrangements are being handled by Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin.
Online condolences may be made at www.flinnmaguire.com.