Medford E. “Meddie” Stevenson
May 15, 1940 - May 6, 2021
Medford E. “Meddie” Stevenson, age 80, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021.
Born in Summit Bridge, DE, on May 15, 1940, he was the son of the late Daniel and Josephine (Davis) Stevenson. Meddie worked as a short order cook in Rehoboth Beach and helped Eddie Wright as a painter, before making his 40-year career as a laborer for Tyson F. Sartin, Inc. He also dedicated 5 years to Cooper Wilbert Vault Co. before retiring. Meddie was also as a member of Trinity AME Church and sang with the #2 Choir. He enjoyed listening to classic R&B radio stations, the “oldies but goodies”. Meddie enjoyed driving with his wife and taking trips to his favorite store, ShopRite. He also cherished spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandchildren. One of his favorite pastimes was watching his grandson, Melvin, cut the lawn.
Meddie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jane A. (Gaines) Stevenson; daughters, Melissa E. Stevenson and Donna M. Stevenson, both of Middletown; grandchildren, Kyle, Melvin, Cierra, and Jaquan Stevenson; great grandchildren, Layiah, Emilia, and Autumn; and a devoted friend who he called Pop Tyrone (Tucky) Johnson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, followed by a funeral service at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Mt. Pisgah UAME Church Cemetery, 516 Old Summit Bridge Road, Middletown, DE. Face masks are required for all in attendance.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Meddie’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.