Guy L. Stebbins
Guy L. Stebbins, 91, of Sebring, Fla., went to be with his Lord on March 29, 2013.
He was born April 9, 1921, to Clyde L. and Hat-tie (Prindle) Stebbins, in Jamestown, N.Y., and had been a resident of Sebring since 1986, coming from Sherman, N.Y.
He was a dairy farmer and a Pioneer Seed Com-pany sales representative. He was a member of Ed-wards Chapel United Methodist Church in Clymer, N.Y., where he was the oldest living member. He joined Edwards Chapel in 1935 at the age of 14 and remained a member for the next 78 years. A devoted Christian and church member, he had served as a deacon, a member of the United Methodist Men’s Prayer Breakfast and enjoyed the music of the church, having sung in a quartet and in the choir. He attended Grace Church of Sebring and enjoyed attending the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway.
He is survived by his wife, Opal Hickman-Stebbins, whom he married on May 15, 2010; daughter, Joanna (Gordon) Dahlbeck, Lakewood, N.Y.; sister, Norma Hewes, Mayville, N.Y.; granddaughters: Sher-ry Mettlen and Rhonda Johnson; and great-grandchildren: Brandi and Bran-don. He was predeceased by his first wife of 66 years, Helen Wolf Stebbins; and sons: Bruce and John Stebbins.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, with Pastor Randy Smith officiating. The family will receive friends preceding the service, beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Sherman Cemetery in Sherman, N.Y. A memorial service will be held in Sherman at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Edwards Chapel United Methodist Church, 9227 Cherry Hill Road, Clymer, NY 14724; or Grace Church of Sebring, 3626 Thunderbird Road, Sebring, FL 33872; or Compassionate Care Hos-pice, 4139 Sun ‘N Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL 33872. Arrangements are entrusted to the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home. Sebring, Florida 33870. 863-385-0125. www.stephen-sonnelsonfh.com.