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Ritchie Edward Stevenson

Bearden, AR, 1929 - 2010

Ritchie Edward Stevenson, 80, of Bearden died Saturday October 2, 2010 at his home. Born December 4, 1929 at Camden, he was the son of the late Edward and Ozie Rucks Stevenson. He served in the army during the Korean War and worked for many years at Bearden Lumber Company. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Hayes Stevenson, a son, Royce Edward Stevenson; a sister, Marilyn Rice; and grandmother, Lela Me Doherty. He is survived by five daughters, Kathi Goodwin of Bearden, Alicia Stevenson of Bearden, Michaela Stevenson of Bearden, Lavonna Belt of East Camden, Louise Martin of Shreveport, La.; a son, Charles Moss of Camden; 14 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 1 p.m., Saturday October 9, 2010 at Temperance Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

Published October 5, 2010

Benton Funeral Home Inc.
501 West 4th Street, Fordyce, AR
Phone: 870-352-3131