Mr. Leon James Stevenson Sr. Stevenson1

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Mr. Leon James Stevenson Sr. Stevenson1

February 3, 1942
to
December 3, 2021

Leon James Stevenson Sr. was born February 3, 1942, to Edgar Stevenson and Ceola Pickens in Gene Autry, Oklahoma. Leon peacefully departed this life Friday, December 3, 2021, at 79 years of age.

Leon attended Charlton Pollard High School in Beaumont, Texas before moving to Kansas City, Missouri. Leon was employed with and retired from General Motors after serving over 33 years. Leon loved cars, racing them, working on them, and buying them. He never met a person he could not talk to. He worked hard, played hard, and always lived life to the fullest. He gave the best advice, always truthful and necessary. He loved hanging out with family and friends especially his grandkids. Leon was married twice, he was married to Ruth Randolph from 1961 – 1968, then to Irene Pickens from 1971 – 2008 both preceding him in death.

Also preceding Leon in death were his mother, Ceola Gage; father, Edgar Stevenson; stepfather, Lethanial Gage Sr.; stepmother, Joanne Stevenson and one daughter Andrea Randolph.

Leon leaves to cherish his memory, his children; Lavonne (Darrell) Wyatt; Leon Stevenson Jr; Iris (Robert) Littlejohn; Karen (Michael) Aldridge of Arlington, Texas; Dion Stevenson; Kim (Derek) Holmes of Tallahassee, Florida; Tyanna Lynn Hill of Bakersfield, California; Tamika (John) Blackburn of Arlington, Texas; Robin Gregory of Dallas, Texas; 30 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; brother and sister, Lethaniel Gage Jr., Patricia Hempstead (Carl Loftis) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. His legacy continues…..

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Location:

Prince of Peace Missionary Church

4301 Wabash Ave Kansas City, MO 64130

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, December 18, 2021 at
11:00 AM

Location:

Prince of Peace Missionary Church

4301 Wabash Ave Kansas City, MO 64130

Interment Details

Interment Type: Private

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500