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Bruce Tadpole Stevens Jr., 35
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McMinnville resident and Grundy County native Bruce “Tadpole” Stevens Jr., 35, was born Dec. 5, 1977 and died Sept. 5 at River Park Hospital following a sudden illness.A welder with Precision Engineering and member of the Church of Christ, he was the son of Bruce Howard Stevens Sr., and the late Donna Tate. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Celina Stevens; grandparents, Thurman and Ruth Tate; niece, Kayla Brooke Lafever and nephew, Zackery Earl Hill.He was married to Christy Guire Stevens, who survives. In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by his stepmother, Vickie Stevens; two stepdaughters, Chasidy Hash and Tiffany McCoig; three grandchildren, Kaylee, Lottie and Kaylan; five sisters, Tammy Lafever (Dallas Holmes), Tina Alsalihy (Jumah Alsalihy), Tonya Stevens, Henrietta Stevens (Jorge Chavez) and Sheena Bates (James Bates); six nephews, Cam Bates, Zackery Bates, Nicolas Chavez, Haider Alsalihy, Amir Alsalihy and Layth Alsalihy; niece, Shelby Bates and lots of aunts, uncles and cousins.Funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Altamont Church of Christ with Joe Gray officiating.