Jay Stevenson, 67, of Dagsboro, died on Saturday, June 10, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He worked for Delmarva Power, Indian River Plant, for 34 years, starting as a lineman and retiring as the maintenance foreman in 1995.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the submarine U.S.S. Thornback. He was a member of the Country Chapel near Millsboro. He was also a member of Doric Lodge A. F. & A.M. #30, Millville, the National Street Road Association, the Bay Shore Hot Rod Association, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He and his wife touched the lives of many children serving as foster parents for the past 15 years.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Deborah Lockwood Stevenson; three children, Jay Stevenson and his wife Kristi; Kimberly Adams and her husband Troy, and Eric F. Stevenson; one step-brother, Samuel Warrington; and three grandchildren, Jay Cody Stevenson, Neesa Aubree Stevenson and Maximus Dale Adams.
Funeral services were scheduled for Thursday, June 15, at the Grace U.M. Church, Church & Morris Street, Millsboro at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, Attn: Gloria Gunn, New York, NY 10087.