Ernest "Sonny" Stephens Jr.
Ernest Stephens, Jr., better known as Sonny, departed this life on September 24, 2017 at Toledo Hospital after battling a long illness.
Ernest was born February 5, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio. Growing up Ernest attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help, St. Teresa's and Scott High School. He Later served in the U.S. Army, where he was medically discharged.
Ernest worked a number of years in construction.He worked in the Semi Conductor Field and also as a Lab Tech, while living in California.
Ernest loved animals, enjoyed fishing and sports.
Ernest is preceded in death by both parents Ernest and Ruby Stephens; two brothers Henry and Michael Stephens of Toledo, Ohio; sister Carol (Cedrick) Alison of Detroit, Michigan.
Ernest leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 54 years, Janice M. Stephens; sisters Sandra (Harold) White, Sharron A. Booth of Toledo, Ohio, Stephanie (Ted) Pearson of New Mexico, Diann Hubbard of Toledo, Ohio, and Michelle Stephens of Detroit, Michigan.