Roger Stephenson
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Roger Stephenson
  • November 23, 1945 - October 13, 2017
  • Clayton, North Carolina

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We are sad to announce the passing of Roger Allen Stephenson, 71, of Clayton, NC, who passed away on October 13, 2017.



Roger is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sylvia; his daughter, Christy and her husband, Patrick; his 3 grandchildren, Logan, Mary Grace, and Nathan Roger; and one sister, Margaret Albrecht.



Roger is preceded in death by his parents Lula and Bayard Stephenson, and twelve beloved siblings.



Roger was born in Garner, NC on November 23, 1945. He graduated from Garner High School and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Business. He worked in advertising for The News and Observer and its subsidiary The Ad-Pak, and retired from the News-Argus.



He loved his family, cheering for the Tar Heels, golfing with the Neuse seniors, and being actively involved in everything his grandkids did.



Visitation will be 5:00–7:00 PM Sunday October 15, 2017 at McLaurin Funeral Home in Clayton. Funeral arrangements are by McLaurin Funeral Home.



Memorial contributions may be given to Horne Memorial United Methodist Church, Clayton, NC.