George Stevenson, Jr., 72, died Wednesday, September 23, 2009.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2009 at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck. Dr. W. Burkette Raper will be presiding.
George was born in Halifax County on July 16, 1937 to the late George Washington Stevenson and Ollie Roebuck Stevenson. He retired the last day of 2007 after 37 years as an Archivist with the North Carolina State Archives.
George was preceded in death by his brother, Haywood Stevenson.
He is survived by his two sisters, twin sister, Joyce Poteat of Marion and Elizabeth Pierce of Hickory; one niece, four nephews, several great nieces and nephews; and two great great nephews.
The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.