John Stephenson

GOSHEN – John Robert Stephenson, age 82, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation – Northfield, Louisville.

Services for Mr. Stephenson will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012, at McDonald-New Funeral Home, 202 N. Main Street, Owenton.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the service time.

A native of Owen County, he was born July 14, 1930, to Leslie and Lucy Ward Marston Stephenson. Mr. Stephenson retired as Vice President, Medusa Aggregates, Beaver Dam, KY.

He was Grand Lodge of KY/life member and Past Master of Bowling Green Lodge #73, Past Master of Neel Lodge #833, Drake, KY and Super Excellent Master of Central KY York Rite Association.

Mr. Stephenson is survived by his son, John R. “Robbie” Stephenson (Rita), Goshen; his daughter, Patricia A. “Pat” Stephenson, Nicholasville; four grandchildren, Amie Johns, Will Stephenson, Leslie Lane and Scott Stephenson; and two great-grandchildren, Zac and Mackenzie.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann O’Banion Stephenson; his parents; a brother, James Marston; and a sister, Marie McConnel.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory are suggested to Masonic Home of Shelbyville, P.O. Box 909, Shelbyville, KY 40066. Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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