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Kim Ray Stephens
  • 61 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 2, 1953
  • Place of birth:
    Clovis, New Mexico, United States
  • Date of passing: Nov 18, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Mead, Oklahoma, United States
No more pain.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Kim Ray Stephens, 61, born on January 2, 1953 and passed away on November 18, 2014. 

May he walk in the afterlife with loved ones who have passed before him (people and dogs).  May everyone who knew him find comfort in knowing that he is catching a bunch of fish out of some amazing fishing holes up there in heaven. We will remember him forever.

Please feel free to share a story, leave a comment or upload a picture on this website.  We are gathering photos for a photo memorial disk that will be available for you to take home at the luncheon.

To view his obituary published in Durant, OK, click on the link below.


Service Information:

March 28, 2015

The service will be held at Rose Cemetery, Hobart, Oklahoma at 10:00am.

The memorial luncheon will be catered and held at Quartz Mountain Resort at 12:30pm. You must RSVP to RLSBB889@gmail.com or contact Janet or Becky directly if you plan to attend the luncheon.  Since the luncheon is catered, an exact number of attendees must be confirmed.

There is a block of rooms available for people to stay overnight.  The rate is $79/night.  There are other hotel options in the neighboring town of Altus, OK.

Quartz Mountain Resort Arts & Conference Center
22469 Lodge Road • Lone Wolf, OK 73655
Phone: (580) 563-2424 • Fax: (580) 563-2422
Toll Free: (877) 999-5567 

Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City is the closest to Hobart if you are flying in.   

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Michael Stephens on 28th March 2015

"Kim came back into my life, after 38 years apart, back in 2000 when my family and I spent time with Kim at the Stephens Ranch in Denver.  
We went fishing, we talked and we did some drinking. Yep, we did some drinking!  After 38 years apart, we had a lot of catching up to do! Certainly a night I wont forget anytime soon!
His laid back "been there, done that" approach made you feel welcome and honoured  to be with him and call him brother.
He made my 2 boys feel especially welcome and Andrew regularly talks about going fishing with Kim.
It is not fair that you went too soon as I was still getting used to having a big brother
I WILL miss you, my big brother"

This tribute was added by Sheree Beckler on 25th March 2015

"Kim you were so awesome I loved you so much! I will never forget I received a call from Kim on my last Birthday to wish me a Happy Birthday made my day very special. You always knew how to make everyone feel so special and loved. You are truly Mr. Adorable. We will meet again someday I am sure. You are very missed love you forever!"

This tribute was added by Donovan Gallardo on 23rd March 2015

"Hey Buddy!!!! I'll never forget the last time we hung out in Vegas!  Bellied up to the Coast Casino Bar knocking back beers and swapping stories about Broads and wrong turns, U-turns and just plan ole wrong ways!!!!!  Thank you for being a amazing father figure and best friend!!!!  I'll miss you buddy!!!!  Until we meet again pal!!!"

This tribute was added by Mark Vogele on 2nd March 2015

"Back in 1978 Kim and I were out getting liquored up in downtown Chicago.  We parked his little yellow Datson pickup truck in a legal spot and at the end of the night came back to find it towed.  When we made it to the impound lot, we were faced with the biggest, ugliest, tattooed ex con who would not budge an inch.  Kim was all up in his face and finally said, "Does your mother know you're behaving like this?!"  I hit the ground laughing and still laugh to this day!  Love you Kim.  See you soon brother."

This tribute was added by Kenny Livingston on 22nd January 2015

"We had lots of fun over the years , I will always love you buddy ."

This tribute was added by Caleen Evans on 28th December 2014

"I met Kim 3 years ago & he was a pleasure to visit with, went to his and Janet's home seem him with his dogs and their beautiful new home.
He was a pleasure to know & visit with, see you in heaven Kim..."

This tribute was added by J. Williams on 3rd December 2014

"To the family of Kim Ray Stephens.  I'm sure that Kim will be missed by family and friends.  It is comforting to know that the Bible holds out the hope that we will have the prospect of seeing our dear loved ones again.  This is by means of the resurrection hope.  John 5: 28,29.  The Bible promises  that people will be resurrected here on a paradise earth.  Luke 23:43 and Psalms 37:29.  People will be resurrected in perfect health, never to die again because sickness and death is going to be done away with.  Isaiah 33:24 and Revelation 21:4.  Also the Bible tells us more of the conditions of those living at that time.  Isaiah 35:5-7.  It says: "At that time the eyes of the blind will be opened, and the ears of the deaf will be unstopped.  At that time the lame will leap like the deer, and the tongue of the speechless will  shout for joy.  For waters will burst forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert plain.  The heat parched ground will become a reedy pool.  And the thirsty ground springs of water.  In the lairs where jackals rested, There will be green grass and reeds and papyrus.  In that restored paradise, the human family will have the prospect of enjoying life without end, free from all sickness, disease and death.  We can believe all of these promises because Titus 1:2 says, God cannot lie.  I hope you will find these scriptures comforting as I do.  If you would like to learn more about the resurrection hope, also people living on a paradise earth.  Please go to www.jw.org.  You can find answers to most of your questions."

This tribute was added by Ardis Pennetta on 3rd December 2014

"I am late as usual Kim would be yelling at me again anyway I will miss you and hope you are with all your dogs that have passed and every time I walk through National Western I will think of you!!!"

This tribute was added by Michelle Stephens on 2nd December 2014

"God bless you Kim, we will meet again.xxxx"

This tribute was added by Wendy Gallacher on 1st December 2014

"Our thoughts are with you Janet and with Kim ray's family during this time of loss and sorrow. ♥♥♥"

This tribute was added by Stan Jacobsen on 1st December 2014

"Dear friend,  my thoughts take me back to little league football with coach Winters.  those were the days I think Reggie was one of our cheerleaders.  I was at creighton jr high, you were at alameda, we dated the same girl in junior high " Linda Hanson" you moved to Green Mountain which put us in the same high school.  I miss the afternoons and evenings at the townhouses you lived in, and we both had Hodaka dirt bikes where we terrorized the trails off 6th and Simms. You were the only friend I had that had a Harley and I was so envious and finally got the bug myself.  The nights when you were
barenter at Gills lounge, Jeff Walters and I would come up and hang out with you and your dad, and we can't forget "moms hill". I'm going to miss you my friend and am thankful and gratefull for the impact you had on my life, and the lessons I have learned in our journey through life together where our paths crossed.  My prayers are with your family."

This tribute was added by Susan Dickson on 1st December 2014

"So happy to have spent time with you at our old friends gatherings over the past many years.  We will miss you my friend but we know that you will always be with us."

This tribute was added by sherrod anne on 1st December 2014

"So sorry for your loss what a beautiful tribute to your Dad , Becky you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers..."

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