Clarence Andrew Stepp, Jr. of Hendersonville, North Carolina, entered his Heavenly home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 08, 2023, just short of his 83rd birthday which would have been April 30th.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, North Carolina, Clarence was born at home on April 30, 1940, and was the first of eight children born to the late Clarence Andrew Stepp, Sr. and Elizabeth Pruitt Stepp. He was the first great grandchild of Andrew and Syvannia Hill Lyda.
Clarence was preceded in death by, in addition to his parents and grandparents, one brother, Robert Stepp; and two sisters, Cynthia Jones and Eugenia Stepp.
Left to cherish his precious memories are one brother, Havis Stepp; three sisters, Dixie Case (Frank), Gail Owen (Howard) and Judy Thalman (Gary); one brother-in-law, Gallileo Jones; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is also survived by his fur baby, Daisy Duke.
A celebration of Clarence’s life will be held on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Hendersonville. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Stepp’s memory are asked to consider Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Elizabeth House, 581 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731.