Mr. Luther "Butch" Stephenson, 47, of Porterdale, died March 21. The son of Robert Leslie English and Betty Brewer English, he was born in Fulton County in 1961. Mr. Stephenson moved to the area four years ago from Atlanta. He was a self-employed handy man and loved fishing and swimming. He attended church at Family Worship Center, Covington.
Surviving are mother Betty Carter of Covington; father Robert English of Breman; longtime girlfriend Tessa Dimsdale; sisters June Licona of Porterdale, Robin Martinez of Kennesaw, Kelly Carter of Covington, Mary Ann Hernandez of Lakemont; brother David English; close family friend Aileen Gunter of Porterdale; several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends at their home on Helen Road today, March 26. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 27, at the Family Worship Center, 4271 Ga. Highway 212, Covington, with Pastor Charles Harvey officiating.