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1966 Donald 2022

Donald Stephens

June 11, 1966 — December 27, 2022

Donald Kenneth Stephens, Jr. (“Dookie”) age 56, and a resident of Slaughter, Louisiana passed away on December 27, 2022. Donald was a 1985 graduate of Woodlawn High  School. He worked for 32 years at Circle J Pallets in Slaughter.  Donald was loved and respected by so many family and friends.  He was a man who was gentle, hardworking,  and he had the kindest heart and loved everyone he met. If you needed help, he was there, no questions asked.

Donald is survived by his sister,  Deloris Gross (Reggie); and two brothers, Ronnie Stephens, Sr. (Joan) and Kenneth Watkins.  He is also survived by his nieces Tanya Gross and Jami Decareaux;  nephews Wayne Gross, Christopher Gross, Matthew Marchand,  Jason Marchand and Ronnie Stephens, Jr.; as well as numerous great-nieces and great-nephews who love him dearly.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Betty Stephens and Donald Kenneth Stephens,  Sr.; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Friends and family are invited to attend the Graveside Services at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Resthaven Garden of Memory, 11817 Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge.  A Visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Honored to serve as pallbearers will be:    Wayne Gross, Christopher Gross, Dustin LeBlanc,  Adam Wilson, Milton Young and Bobby Dupre.

The family of Donald Kenneth Stephens, Jr. wishes to extend our sincere thanks to his best friends, Mike and Pam Jackson; Adam Wilson (Jessica), Dustin LeBlanc (Tiffany), Milton Young, Pastor Mark Gregriore, and the medical staff at Lane Regional Medical Center, University Medical Center and Our Lady of Lake Hospital.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donald Stephens, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

LA

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

LA

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