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Arnold McKinley Stevens

Arnold McKinley Stevens age 73 passed away June 12, 2022. He was born July 24, 1948 in Inwood, Ny. to the late Maron and Gussie Stevens. Hewas preceded in death by sons, Lamar Stevens and Corey SB Stevens. Arnold attended Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA and Hofstra University, Long Island, NY. He was an excutive at JP Stevens, Springs Mills, Collins and Aikman and Maples Rugs. He enjoyed watching and playing basketball as he waas an avid sports fan for all sports. Arnold loved spending time with family, playing the trumpet, piano, traveling and being a Youth Counselor at the 5 Towns Community Center.

Arnold is survived by his devoted andloving wife, Angela Stevens, son, Adam DF Stevens (Opher Shamir); granddaughter, Amanda Stevens, bonus daughters, Rashida (Eddie) McKarge, Ereka (Charles) Clark, bonus randchildren, Layla, and Jackson Clark, sister, Maron Alona (LW) Irby, brother, Peter (Linda) Steens and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10-1:00pm at funeral home with graveside to follow at 2:00pm at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. MASK ARE REQURIED.


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Guestbook

Arnie was such a great friend and coworker. We started working together in 1983 when he joined us at Collins and Aikman Bath Fashions. We immediately became fast friends when we found out how much we loved talking baseball and politics. We had a nice way of instead of arguing about each other\'s point of view, we tried to find things that we agreed on. It worked with political stuff but not with baseball.
Arnie would tell people that we were brothers from a different mother.
He was always there for everyone. He was everyone\'s big brother. He was a very devoted to his family and friends. I will greatly miss him.
Rest in Peace Brother. I loved him dearly. Roy McLaurin.

Roy McLaurin Jun 17 2022 1:46 PM

I met Arnie through my late father and while I didn’t know him long, I found him to be such a kind and caring man. My thoughts and prayers are with all who loved him as they grieve.

Kara Goldman Jun 16 2022 8:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Stevens

Annie Murray Jun 16 2022 5:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Stevens

Patricia A Rison Jun 16 2022 12:03 PM

I was so very privileged to have Arnie in my life. God bless him and his family. xo
Togetherness:
“Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away into the next room. Call me by my old familiar name, speak to me in the easy way you always used, laugh as we always laughed, at the little jokes we enjoyed together. Play,smile,think of me. Let my name be the household word it always was. Let it be spoken without effort. Life means all that it ever meant. It is the same as it ever was;there is absolutely unbroken continuity. Why should I be out of your mind because I am out of your sight? I am but waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near,just around the corner. All is well.Nothing is past; nothing is lost. One brief moment and all will be as it was before, only better,infinitely happier and forever. We will all be together in Christ.”
Irish Monks

Betsy “Murph” Finnerty Jun 16 2022 8:38 AM

I knew Arnie thru business for almost 40 years.He was a mensch,mentor,friend and one of the finest ,kindest and most professional and respected pepole in the textile world. Sorry sorry for your loss .My most since and deepest sympathy to all of you. May his memory be for a blessing . Love never dies.

HOWARD dietch Jun 16 2022 7:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Stevens

Andrea Grassi Jun 15 2022 5:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Stevens

Lena Everett Jun 15 2022 2:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Stevens

Joan Adams Jun 14 2022 9:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Stevens

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