Stephen Richard Lentz, 67, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 20, at his home in Rowlett, Texas, after a lengthy illness. He was born July 20, 1944, in Sandusky, OH, to the late Ralph Frederick and Constance Joan Camp Lentz. He was a graduate of Ohio University and was employed by AT&T/Lucent for 34 years.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Lentz and step-daughter, Kelley Page.
Stephen is survived by his wife Norma Baxley Lentz of Rowlett; his son, Stephen Eric Lentz of Nashville, Tenn; daughters, Amanda Ryal-Mason and husband Brad of Columbus, Ohio and Rebecca Lentz of Plano, Texas; a step-son, Roger Page and wife Pauline of Bauxite; a step-daughter, Michelle Page of Little Rock; an uncle, Richard Camp of Florida, 5 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and several cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 24, at Alexander First Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Ray officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Bauxite.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23 at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Hope 4 Refugees, 1515 N. Town East Blvd., Mesquite, TX 75150.
There will also be a memorial service held at First Baptist Church in Rockwall, Texas at a time yet to be determined.
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