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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.


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11 Condolences for Medford E. “Meddie” Stevenson

  • Rest in peace. Sandra Grinnage

  • Condolences to the family Doris Jeffers and Family

  • To the Stevenson Family… Just Letting You know that You have Our Condolences on the loss of Your Loved one… We will continue to Lift You up in Prayer🙏🙏🙏

  • Sending my love to the Stevenson Family Aunt Jane, Donna, & Missy. Praying for Strength and Comfort during this difficult time.

  • To My Great Uncle Medford Stevenson, May you rest in Heaven may you shine with all your Love ones, who has being waiting for your lottery numbers to be called. May your wings be as large as your heart was on earth. We Love you an pray for your wife an Family . Love Always. Aloha Stevenson- Butler

  • Uncle, wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Loss leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. …………….FAMILY, Grief, Ive learned,is realy just Love. Is all the Love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love is gathered up, in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part in your chest. Grief is just Love with no place to go…Celebration of “Our Great Uncles”, Life will be celebrated here in SanFrancisco/SuisunCity California , the same day and time of your Celebration. We Love You, and always will be in our Hearts, and will continue to keep you all in Prayer..Love you too Cuzins and stay strong for Aunty, she will need you all more now then ever….Muah!! Please Give Auntie a giant hug for me. Stay Strong……From your Great niece Leimomi “Johnnie”, Stevenson

  • To the Stevenson Family, May God continue to comfort you and your family. You have our deepest sympathy and we will be praying for you. God bless you. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

  • This is not easy, but he goes: This is for the entire family of the loss of a LIMB FROM THIS TREE; SPEAK HIS NAME- Someone we love has gone away, And Life is not the same the greatest gift that you can give is just to speak HIS name. I need to hear the stories and the tales of days gone past, I need for you to understand these memories must last. We cannot make more memories Since they’re no longer here; so when you speak of them to me IT’S MUSIC TO MY EAR.
    FINALLY: There is a path that one must walk alone. It’s at the end of the road, this journey is when one must leave our loved ones to go too that PEACEFUL PLACE OF REST, FOREVERMORE. Sadly missed never ever forgotten, THEE OTHER LIMB IN THE MIGHTY NAME OF JESUS; AMEN!!!! SUBMITTED BY LEVIN A. DESHIELDS & THE DESHIELDS FAMILY

  • My prayers 🙏are with the Stevenson family always and forevet..love Sylvia

  • My prayers are with your family as you grieve For your love My sincere condolences

  • Sending my Love and Prayers to you Aunt Jane, Melissa, Donna and the grandchildren during this difficult time. May you be comforted with all the fond memories of Uncle Medford.

    Love You All!❤