Joann and Family. He was always smiling. We are a sorry to hear of your loss. They have four sons. Elder Gary E. Stevenson, sustained in October 2015 general conference as the 99th Apostle in the Church, was born in Ogden, Utah on August 6, 1955. When they were young . The recently called Presiding Bishop points to that "seismic event" You th family, sorry about your loss . Gary was neat guy. He was a child hood friend with my BIL Jim Showalter. Worked with Gary. He was called to be the 14th Presiding Bishop of the Church in April 2012 and has served in that capacity until his calling today. See the complete list of abbreviations here Gary E. Stevenson, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, delivered this Campus Education Week address on August 20, 2019. He set a great example of how to be a true sportsman, by helping others, sharing funny stories, and just having fun at everything. Send your deepest condolences with fresh flowers. Gary E. Stevenson. I will miss seeing Gary at Rice Lake. He was one of the good and I am glad that I knew him. There was so much we learned about the goodness of humanity.”. Peoria – Gary E. Stevenson, 72, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Peoria. 256.4k Followers, 24 Following, 27 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Gary E. Stevenson (@garyestevenson) Elder Gary E. Stevenson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was raised in Cache Valley, Utah, USA. Since that time, Elder Stevenson has drawn comfort from a scripture from the Doctrine and Covenants: “And whoso receiveth you, there I will be also, for I will go before your face. It won't be the same this duck season without seeing him there. When asked how this call had changed his plans for the future, Elder Stevenson spoke of this new role as simply an “extension of that commitment that was already in place. Gary will be missed by all who knew him. I will be on your right hand and on your left, and my Spirit shall be in your hearts, and mine angels round about you, to bear you up” (D&C 84:88). I pray Gods comfort and strength be with you and your family. Despite his busy work schedule, he put the Lord first as he served as a bishop and in a stake presidency. He was the nicest, friendliest and funny guy. “It was a very sweet, short experience with the First Presidency. Stevenson was appointed to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in October 2015. He will surely be missed. To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our, Guest Book sponsored by Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. 22 Profile Searches Follow. Edward Stevenson, “In Early Days: The Home of My Boyhood,” Juvenile Instructor 29, no. My sincerest condolences to the Stevenson family. Lawsuits, Liens or Bankruptcies found on Gary's Background Report Criminal or Civil Court records found on Gary's Family, Friends, Neighbors, or Classmates View Details. Boy did he have stories about them . Gary Evan Stevenson (born August 6, 1955) is an American religious leader and former businessman who is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). I met Gary in 1973 when he was repairing my father's AC. Elder Gary E. Stevenson and his wife, Lesa. Plant a tree to honor the memory of your loved one. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles was the keynote speaker at a luncheon for the NAACP’s Salt Lake City branch Monday at … He is … Gary E. Stevenson PEORIA – Gary E. Stevenson, 72, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Peoria. Condolences to the family. He served previously as the church's Presiding Bishop and was the fourteenth man to serve in that position. That verse of scripture has been a pattern for the life of Elder Gary E. Stevenson, who was sustained on Saturday, October 3, 2015, as a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles. Thru the years I found he was generous with his time and knowledge also. He was one of the nicest guys I ever knew. Court Records found View. He and Lesa Jean Higley married in 1979. Please accept my deepest condolences for all Gary's friends and family. It began as a simple start-up with only him and two other friends, but grew into a highly successful firm that employed over 2,500 people. Those are the challenges and the struggles that people face. 6,733 talking about this. And then making certain that you take care of yourself as well? Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve invites listeners to 'consider the condition' of their spiritual hearts, during the First Presidency's Christmas Devotional on Dec. 2. We had some great times together. I never will forget our trip to Chicago met up with Gary and Jo Anne and we split a cab ride. I think his goal on this planet was to make everyone smile so Gary, everytime I think of you I will smile. He was good friend of my BIL, Jim Showalter. One of the nicest people I have ever met. We always requested him to service our home. “I’m very, very comfortable in Asia.”. Gary E. Stevenson cofounded and served as the president of an exercise equipment manufacturing company. Gary married JoAnn M. Curry on March 15, 1969 in Peoria, she survives. He was born in Peoria on September 16, 1947 to Edward and Fern (Schertz) Stevenson. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Elder Gary E. Stevenson talks to the media during a press conference following the afternoon session of the 185th Semiannual General Conference Saturday, October 3, 2015. Gary was a great guy and a super great friend. To see the destruction, to see the loss of life, to walk the streets and see it and feel it and be with people who were affected with family members that were gone. For Bishop Gary E. Stevenson and his wife, Lesa Stevenson, the Restoration of the gospel is not a mere moment from the past relegated to history books. It changes plans, but we’re [each] part of the Lord’s plan.” Sister Stevenson, in describing her companion of more than 36 years, quoted the following scripture: “Wherefore, be faithful; stand in the office which I have appointed unto you; succor the weak, lift up the hands which hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees” (D&C 81:5). At the time of his call to the Twelve, he had been serving as the Presiding Bishop of the Church since April 2012. At the time of his call to the Twelve, he had been serving as the Presiding Bishop of the Church since April 2012. When a major earthquake hit Japan in 2011, Elder Stevenson was serving as the Area President of that region, and experienced a “defining moment” in his life. Gary Stevenson, 65 Dover, DE. I am so sorry! Currently, he is the twelfth most senior apostle in the c… What a great spirit God has called home. When you’re going through something that can be so consuming, what do you do to make certain that you maintain a balance of family, of profession, and of Church calling? I was so sorry to see about Gary. Official Facebook page for Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Gary was pleasant, witty and funny. Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. JoAnn, so very sorry to learn of your loss. Skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and other outdoor activities are at the heart of every family gathering. Luckily for me I ran into Gary on a job late this winter. “It’s really my second home,” he said. He would always tease me . Will miss seeing him coming in he Barber Show. Take care. It’s what faithful members of the Church do. I will never forget him or him trying to fatten me up on his bisquits and gravy in the duck blind. That was a manifestation of the Church of Jesus Christ filling one of its divinely appointed responsibilities of caring for the poor and needy. Perhaps Gary and Bill can talk some hunting and fishing. So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Elder Gary E. Stevenson was called to serve as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on October 3, 2015. My prayers to all of you. It was not something that I had expected.”. Gary was such a nice guy with a wonderful family. I met Gary and his family through my daughter Michele, his neighbor. I first met Gary through his cousin Ed Ford, Jim DiDonato and myself would take Gary's dad duck hunting and Gary was always appreciative of that, but probably not as much as I was to be one of his band of brothers. He loved his family and was good to everyone. He was so funny and would keep everyone laughing. Love and hugs. I recently wrote an article in the “Ensign” focused on how the return of the priesthood to the earth made possible the magnificent Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ (see … He had a great laugh. He has been a general authorityof the church since 2008. 14 (15 July 1894): 444. He was such a friendly person. Gary Evan Stevenson (born August 6, 1955) is an American religious leader and former businessman who is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Instead, the Restoration is a vibrant, dynamic event that continues to impact, define, change and bless lives today. Published in Peoria Journal Star from May 1 to May 3, 2020. Met Gary at Standard Sheet Metal. “Balance was probably one of the great lessons. Photo by Scott G Winterton, Deseret News. Gary Stevenson's Reputation Profile. As a young missionary, he served for two years in the Japan Fukuoka Mission. “That is the scripture he constantly quotes, and that’s how he has lived his life.”, The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles, Read a biography of Elder Stevenson from the June 2016. When I first joined Illini Lunkers Hunters Bass Club Gary was the one of the first ones to approach me and welcome me. No one could tell that story the way he did. “We knew immediately that this portended to something really big somewhere on the island. Sad to hear about Gary's passing. What followed was “a knee-buckling moment for me,” he said. Elder Gary E. Stevenson was sustained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Oct. 3, 2015. Nov 4, 2016 - Explore Suzanne Hess's board "Gary E. Stevenson" on Pinterest. I surly will mss him coming in the Barber Shop hearing his stores . You were a great person all ways their to help anyone that needed it you had a big heart.Thank you. 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