Joe Stephens Jr, a beloved IT Consultant, left this world on November 4, 2023, surrounded by love and cherished memories. Born on May 9, 1969, in Jackson Mississippi, Joe brought joy to all who had the honor of knowing him. With a deep passion for his work and unwavering dedication to his family, Joe's life was one of remarkable significance.
Joe Stephens Jr was a devoted family man. He found immense happiness in simply being surrounded by those he loved most. His wife of 33 years, Gayla Hill Stephens, was the focal point of his life, and their bond was a testament to unwavering love and commitment. Together they created a beautiful family filled with love and laughter.
Joe's children held a special place in his heart - Joe Stephens lll "Tripp," Trevor Stephens, and Addie Stephens. He took great pride in watching them grow into remarkable individuals who inherited their father's determination and kindness. Tripp will forever remember countless football games enjoyed together his dad - their shared passion for the sport created unforgettable bonds between father and son. Trevor, how Joe always supported his cooking endeavors - from messy kitchen experiments to delicious meals shared together as a family. Finally, Addie cherishes memories of her dad's unwavering support as she pursued her interest in softball and volleyball.
Family moments were at the core of Joe Stephens Jr's life. His parents Joe and Barbara Goode Stephens passedbefore him, leaving behind a legacy of love and respect. Joe's warm and welcoming personality was undoubtedly shaped by the influence of his parents, and their memory will forever be cherished.
In addition to his dedication to work and family, Joe had a few hobbies that brought great joy into his life. He had an evident passion for cooking, especially when it came to preparing meals for his loved ones. Gathering around the table, sharing stories and laughter while indulging in Joe's culinary delights will always remain cherished memories for those fortunate enough to experience them. Football was another great passion of Joe's - he lived for the excitement and camaraderie that the sport brought into his life. Whether coaching youth teams or cheering loudly from the stands, football held a special place in Joe's heart.
A visitation will be held on November 7, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Poole Funeral Home & Cremation Services located at 1970 Eagle Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189. Immediately following the visitation, a memorial service will take place at the same location from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Friends, family, and colleagues are invited to attend these services to honor Joe Stephens Jr's life and share fond memories.
Joe Stephens Jr's impact resonates deeply within all who knew him. His kindness, intelligence, and unwavering dedication left an indelible mark on the lives he touched. As we bid farewell to our dear friend, cherished husband, loving father, and devoted son, let us remember not only the loss we feel but also the incredible privilege of having shared this journey alongside him. May Joe Stephens Jr rest in eternal peace knowing that his legacy of love and warmth lives on in our hearts forever.