Gene Stephens, age 78, of Imlay City, MI died Sunday, May 23, 2021 at his home. Gene Gordon Stephens was born February 23, 1943 in Springfield, MA. He was the son of the late Francis Papineau and Garnet (Hall) Stephens. He grew up in Oxford, MI. Gene attended Oxford Community Schools. He has lived in Imlay City, MI for the past 15 years.

He was employed as a general laborer for a tool shop in Oxford, MI.

Gene is survived by his brother, John Stephens of Lapeer, MI; and good family friend, William O’Dell of Clarkston, MI.

He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Papineau and mother, Garnet (Al) Stephens.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial is not planned at this time.

Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

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