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Nathan "N.E" Eugene Stephens

June 28, 1932 ~ January 12, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Nathan Eugene Stephens (Steve) was born June 28, 1932, in Royston, Texas, and passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, in Odessa, Texas.


NE (Steve) joined the United States Air Force right out of high school.

He loved softball and he was a world class fast pitch softball pitcher. He won many trophies and awards during his 30+ years. He loved traveling and pitching for many different teams. He met a bunch of people and many of them became a second family.

After his softball years, he moved over to playing golf. He really enjoyed playing and the year he won the Club Championship was truly a highlight for his competitive nature.

He loved bowling in a league for many years.

NE is preceded in death by Norma Childers Stephens and Maxine Riley Stephens.

NE leaves behind his children, Mark (Sylvia) Stephens, Tracy Stephens, Kyle (Mary) Stephens, Guy (Cari) Riley, Lance (Danya) Riley; sisters, Gay Peters and Peggy Higgins; 18 grandkids, 22 great grandkids; and one great-great grandson.

He enjoyed people, he will be truly missed.

In Lieu of flowers please send your donation to the Home Hospice or your favorite charity.

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January 17, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Funeral Service
January 18, 2023

1:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
January 18, 2023

Sunset Memorial Gardens
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762


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