Kris Stevens, 43, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
He leaves behind his sister, Kathy (Robert) Chalker; his brother Keith (Gail Phillips) Stevens and nephews Keith Stevens, Jr. and Ethan Stevens; his sister Kari Linderman, niece Rhonda-Gail Linderman and nephew Daniel Linderman; his sister Kandi (Jimmy) Rothleutner and nieces Alison, Emily and Erin Rothleutner and nephews Justin Rothleutner and Kenneth Rothleutner and his “adopted” kids, Isaiah, Conner, Dominique and Brandie Shortbull and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Eaceil (Starnes) Stevens and his Grandma Elthier Starnes.
Kris was born on April 7, 1976, in Rapid City. He attended grade school in Rapid City and graduated from Douglas High School in 1995. Kris was an avid sports fan and spent much of his time watching live sporting events with his friends. One of his greatest hobbies was his activity in RCASA Softball, coaching and leading his teams to multiple tournament wins, including a state championship. Big Kris was a one in a million friend that could be counted on in any situation. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all.
Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 4, at the Star of the West Complex, Field 5, at 2 PM. A reception will follow at the Flying J Bar.