William “Bill” Edward Stevenson

February 15, 1933 – September 28, 2018

William “Bill” Edward Stevenson, 85, of Statesville passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 after a period of declining health.

Bill was born February 15, 1933 in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada to the late Olaf Edward and Ellen Mary Stevenson.

Before his retirement, Bill was employed at Beaunit Textiles in Statesville and at Nissan Textiles in Charlotte. After retirement, Bill worked part-time at Lakewood Golf Course and he devoted much of his time to volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity and the Troutman Wood Ministries. Helping others was Bill’s passion and he was known to many as “Uncle Bill.”

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Robert, and a sister, Barbara.

His family who will always adore him include his beloved wife, Ellen; two sons, Richard and wife Cindy, and Kenneth; two daughters, Margaret Allen and Jan Mason; three grandchildren, Sumayya (Jennifer) Allen, Michael Allen, and Dustin Mason; three great-grandchildren, Safiyyah, Ismail, and Umar Sanchez; two sisters, Shirley Monsebraaten and husband Arthur, Norma Gronning and husband Clancy, and brother-in-law Byron Cutcliffe; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Troutman Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dan Hazen officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in William “Bill” Stevenson’s memory to Troutman Wood Ministries, P.O. Box 151, Troutman, NC 28166 and/or to Gordon Hospice House 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Troutman Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Bill Stevenson.

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  1. Roy K Sinclair wrote:

    I am very sorry to hear about Bill. He was always so kind to my mom. I am praying for your family comfort. Roy

  2. Walt and Nancy West wrote:

    Bill will be missed, he enjoyed the wood ministry and made it a pleasure for those around him. Prayers to his family.

  3. Greg Harmon wrote:


    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Please know you are ACO family is here to support you in anyway possible.


  4. Beverly Ostwalt wrote:

    My Dear Ellen & Family,
    I was saddened & heartbroken to hear Bill had passed away. I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was always so good & kind to me, showing compassion & a willingness to help. He will be missed. Keeping you in my prayers & thoughts. God bless you & comfort you. I Love You.