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Robert W. Stenson

May 16, 2019

Robert W. "Bob" Stenson

            Robert W. "Bob" Stenson, age 78, of the Green Mountain Community, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at his home.  A native of Williamsburg, VA, he was a son of the late "Wimpy" and "Dolly" Stenson.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia "Patty" Strickland.  Bob was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.   He was also a Mason and member of both the Bald Creek Lodge #397 A.F. & A.M. and the Chickahominy Lodge #286 in Toano, VA.   

            Surviving is his wife, Jane Stenson; son, Robert Stenson, III, of Green Mountain; daughters:  Ella Mae Smith of Montana, Robin Clark and husband, Mason, of Virginia, and Jessica Jenkins and husband, Joseph, also of Virginia; sister, Linda Pittman and husband, George, of Burnsville and brother, Frank Stenson of Virginia.  Twelve grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many other extended family members also survive. 

            A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23rd in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Rev. Jerry Shelton will officiate.   Private burial will follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery on Long Branch.

            The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice of Yancey County for the wonderful care given to Bob and would like memorials be made to them at 856 George's Fork Road, Burnsville, NC  28714 or to the American Diabetes Association at 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or by going to their website at  To send online condolences, please visit our website at

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