Thomas W. Stevenson, 74, moved to Leland to enjoy the warmer weather and golf

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Thomas W. Stevenson
Thomas W. Stevenson

Thomas W. Stevenson, 74, of Leland, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 18, 2016, after a short battle with cancer.

Tom was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on November 12, 1941, son of the late Donald Stevenson and Lillian Hart Stevenson. A sister, Hope Martin preceded him in death. After retiring after 30 years with UPS, Tom moved to Leland 17 years ago to enjoy the warmer weather and his love of golf.

Tom is survived by his wife, Betty; and his children, Deanna Kraft, Oswego, N.Y., Tucker Stevenson, Zephyrhills, Fla., Eric Stevenson, Seattle, Wash., Kelly Johnston (Chris), Richmond, Va., Tom Kane, Bellefont, Pa., and Michael Kane and Bonnie Endres, Apex. He is also survived by siblings, Bea Perry (Bill) of Rensselair Falls, N.Y., Don Stevenson (Cheryl) of Dover, Ohio, Rita Yakawiak of Kirkville, N.Y., Dale Jean Decker (Robert) Old Forge, N.Y.,along with seven grandchildren, Abby Stevenson, Krista Kraft, Patrick Kraft, Ethan Johnston, Ryan Endres, Adam Endres, and Alie Endres.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. A memorial Service will follow at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401.

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