Elwood W. Stevens, 68


Elwood W. Stevens, 68, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del.

He was a delivery truck driver for Suburban Propane in Millsboro, Del., for many years, retiring in 1994. He attended Bay Shore Community Church in Gumboro, Del. and was a member of the Delaware Mobile Surf Fishing Association and the Assateague Island Surf Fishing Association. He had a love for Dodge trucks and a special love for his Pekinese dog, Biscuit.

Stevens was preceded in death by his parents, William C. and Nellie D. Parsons Stevens; his wife of 26 years, Mary Elizabeth Long Stevens; and his sister, Alberta Stevens. He is survived by two brothers, John L. Stevens and his wife, Shirley, of Clarksville, Del. and Clifton Stevens; and his in-laws, the Long family, with whom he was very close.

Graveside services were scheduled for Thursday, June 26, 2008, with interment in the Millsboro Cemetery, State Street, Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions in his name be made to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.