George R. P. Stevenson Jr. “Paul” of Rosedale, Indiana, 80, passed away at 8:12 PM, June 2, 2021, at Clinton Gardens in Clinton, Indiana. Born February 10, 1941, in Sandcut, Indiana to George R. P. Stevenson Sr. and Grace D. Hamilton Stevenson. He married Sandra Sue Davis “Cindy” on May 28, 1960.
Paul was a devoted husband of 61 years. His love and passion for Cindy was obvious to
all. Paul was determined and able to accomplish any task he set his mind to, making
many accomplishments throughout his life. Paul entered active duty in the United States
Airforce in December of 1960 and attended technical training at Lowry Airforce Base
Colorado to become a Weapons Mechanic. He was then stationed at Minot Airforce
Base North Dakota until his honorable discharge in December of 1964. Following the
Air Force, he worked at the Terre Haute Wabash Fiber Box Company for 5 years until he
joined the Sheet Metal Workers Union (Local #20, Terre Haute, Indiana). He worked in
the Sheet Metal Industry for 49 years before retiring in 2003. He also had a small farm
for several years in Rosedale, Indiana before moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado
where he purchased, renovated, and operated two motels. Eventually he returned to
Rosedale, Indiana where he made his permanent residence. He was adventurous as he
enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles. In their late 60’s and early 70’s, Paul
and Cindy toured the United States on their motorcycles, attended Sturgis Bike Rally
Twice, and visited several National Parks. He was respected in his community. He was a
proud member of the American Legion Post 290 in Rosedale, Indiana. Everybody knew
him as a persistent man that you did not cross, and he was loved by all. He will be greatly
missed by his family and friends.
There will be a graveside service at Rosedale Cemetery at 1pm on June 12 th , 2021 and a
celebration of life following the service at Rosedale American Legion.
Preceded in Death by:
Parents, Sister; Claudette Lohse, Brother; Thomas Stevenson, Great Grand Daughter
Phoebe Marie Ausman
His survivors include his wife, Sandra Stevenson of Rosedale, Indiana
2 Sisters; Mary Hiatt, Loraine Oglesby, Rita Dean, Carla Edmonson
1Brother; Gary Stevenson
2 Daughters; April (Jim) Bowans (Mission, Tx), Colleen (Rick) Allen (Terre Haute, IN),
1 Son; Troy (Tona) Stevenson of Minot, North Dakota
7 Grand Children; Jennifer Carrick, Shawn Bennett, Jessica Stevenson, Ryan Orr, Dale
Meeker, Ashley Stevenson, Justin Stevenson
14 Great Grand Children
2 Great Great Grand Children
Graveside services will be conducted June 12, 2021, at 1:00 PM at Rosedale Cemetery in Rosedale, Indiana with Military Rites
Officiating; Bill Felker
A celebration of life will be held at Rosedale American Legion where a meal will be served following the committal service at the cemetery.
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