David W. Stevens, age 55, of Sunnyside, WA passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2018 in Sunnyside, WA. He was born on August 22, 1963 in Sunnyside, WA the son of Donna J. (Leonard) and Clarence M. Stevens. David received his education in Sunnyside, while in High School he participated in three sports, baseball, football and wrestling. David excelled in wrestling having earned his way to the state competition all three years. Following graduating from high school David began his working career at Simpson Plastic in Sunnyside, WA for ten years, later worked for Wapato School District as a Bus Driver and Custodian and was currently employed by the Yakima Tribal Housing Authority. He cherished his family, enjoyed golfing, fishing, smoking fish to share with his co-workers and a little gambling. David was an enrolled member of the Miami Oklahoma Tribe.
He is survived by two children, Septa Stevens of Missoula, Montana and David Stevens of Sunnyside, WA. Two brothers Don Stevens of Sunnyside, WA and Doug Stevens (Kim) of Grandview, WA. One aunt, Frances Sonners of Sunnyside, WA David is preceded in death by his parents, Donna and Clarence Stevens, one brother Mike Stevens.
Graveside inurnment service will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, WA. with a reception to follow at the First Baptist Church in Sunnyside, WA. Those wishing to sign David’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Memorials can be made to the Sunnyside Fire Department Paramedic Unit. The Stevens Family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to David’s co-workers, for the many years of friendship, love and laughter you brought to their brother. Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside in care of arrangements.