Charlie A. Stephens, born in Franklin but a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans.
Charlie is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Linda Domangue Stephens of Morgan City; one daughter, Angela Stephens LeBlanc and her husband, John, of Mandeville; three sons, Charles “Bubba” Stephens of Morgan City, Chad Stephens and his wife, Mario and Timothy “Timmy” Stephens of Morgan City. Charlie also leaves behind his six grandchildren, Ali, Hannah and John Paul LeBlanc of Mandeville, Brynn Stephens, and Noah and Mia Stephens of Stephensville. He is also survived by one brother, George Stephens and his wife, Leslie, of North Carolina; and two sisters, Patricia Stephens Jett and her husband, Terry, of Missouri and Maxine Stephens Boudreaux of Arkansas. Charlie leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, dear friends and extended family.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, George and Vivian Charpentier Stephens of Morgan City, and his brother-in-law, Michael Domangue.
Charlie devoted all of his work life to the oilfield industry. In 1987, he helped establish the company, Power Specialties where he worked until his death. Charlie also served in the U.S. Army with the National Guard.
Charlie will always be remembered as a wonderful, fun loving, and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him.
The family request that visitation be observed today, Monday, March 4, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City and resume Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 9 a.m. until the time of the service. The funeral services for Charlie will begin at 11 a.m.
Graveside services will follow at the Morgan City Cemetery with the East St. Mary Veterans Funeral Squad rendering military honors.