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10/11/12 — Floyd Marshall Stevens

Visitation with the family of Mr. Floyd  Marshall Stevens, age 65, of Hillsboro, will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM  on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel. 

There will be no services. 

Mr. Stevens passed away suddenly at  Medical Center of Manchester on October 8, 2012.

Mr. Stevens was born in Manchester, TN,  the son of the late Floyd Stevens and Arlie Mae Johnson Barnes. 

He was a retired heavy machine operator  at Tennessee Corrections Academy.  He loved doing dozer work.  Being an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and bird  watching.  He served his country in  the United States Army during the Vietnam War, receiving a Purple Heart for  injuries while in service. He  voluntarily served two tours. He  was of the Nazarene faith.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Stevens  was also preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Crabtree, and special family  members, Quinton and Villa Baker. 

He is survived by his only child, Amy (Jason) Vickers of Manchester; a  longtime dog companion, “Kimo”; his girlfriend, Laney Cunningham; one brother,  Michael Stevens of Tullahoma; one sister, June (R.L.) Dodd of Manchester; three  grandsons, Case (Kelsey) Vickers, Nick “Pate” Vaughn, and Preston Vickers; one  great granddaughter, Emery “Peanut” Vickers; with special recognition of Cason  Abed and a host of family and special, close  friends.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to  serve the Stevens family.