|Paul K. Stevenson, 80, of Roseville, IL passed away on Wednesday March 7, 2012, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, IL. He was born July 27, 1931, in Sparta, IL the son of Willard and Edna Blair Stevenson. He married Ruth Anne Fasick on June 5, 1954 Monmouth, IL, she preceded him on May 23, 2000; and later married Janet Killey on Jan 13, 2002.
He is survived by his wife Janet of Roseville, IL; one daughter Laurie (Rod) Myers of LaHarpe IL; One son Michael (Sara) Stevenson of La Fayette IN; One Stepdaughter Karen (Mike) Mickle of Bettendorf IA; and One Stepson Kevin (DeNeene) Killey of Roseville. 3 Grandchildren and 6 Step Grandchildren. 1 sister Lorna Chesnutt of Columbia MD; 1 Brother Willard K. Stevenson of Rolla MO; 1 Stepbrother Pat Dean of St. Louis and 1 stepsister Carol Draper of Jackson MO.
Preceded in death by his parents, stepmother Byrcha, and his wife Ruth Anne
He grew up on a farm and attended Sparta Schools where he graduated High School. He was a 1953 Graduate of Monmouth College and received his Masters Degree from Western Illinois University. He Coached Jr. High Athletics for many years. He taught Social Studies for 14 years and was principal for the Roseville Elementary School for 21 years. He enjoyed reading, yarding work, Golfing, Traveling, raising Horses and attending track events.
Memorial Service will be Saturday March 10, 2012, 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church of Monmouth, IL where Jon Sims will officiate. Family will receive friends on Friday Eve., March 9, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Corman Memorial Home, Roseville, IL. Cremation Rites have been accorded and burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to Roseville Library and or Roseville Community Center. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Roseville, IL is in charge of arrangements.