Marvin Stephens of Delta died Sept. 17, 2017. He was 86.
He was born Sept. 19, 1930, to Frank and Marcella Stephens.
Mr. Stephens served in the U.S. Navy and enjoyed spending time with family.
He is survived by his children, John (Kathy) Stephens of Cheyenne, Wyo., Cathie Heaps of Fruita and Jeri Stephens of Delta; siblings, Everett (Lois) Stephens of Delta, Jerry (Kay) Stephens of Platteville, Wis., and Ruth (Ken) Stephens McKinsey of Battle Mountain, Nev.; sister-in-law, Dee (David) Stephens of Milford, Conn.; his partner, Linda Coe and her two sons, Lonnie Coe and Justin (Crystal) Coe, all of Eckert; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by one brother, David Stephens; and a sister-in-law, Lois Stephens.
During a preliminary hearing in Delta District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Judge Steven Schultz found probable cause for second degree murder charges against Heather Jones.
Jones previously faced three counts in the shooting of Ryan Redifer in Paonia on Jan. 12, 2018 -- assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree and violation of a protection order.