Michael V. Stevens, 62, of Grove City, formerly of Emlenton, passed away early Friday morning, August 16, 2019 at Grove Manor in Grove City following an extended illness.
Born in Franklin on June 22, 1957, Michael was the son of the late John H. and Jean Stover Stevens.
Mike was a 1975 graduate of Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School and earned an associate degree in computer science at Butler County Community College.
Mike was of the protestant faith. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served from 1975-1979. He was given a meritorious award by the U.S. Navy for saving lives in a hotel fire in Spain while he was stationed there. Michael enjoyed golfing, hunting, and fishing. He had been employed by the Social Security Administration in Boyers for the past several years.
Surviving is his wife, Raylene S. Rensel Stevens, whom he married in Butler on July 18, 1987. Also surviving is his uncle, Calvin Stevens, of Karns City; his father-in-law, Max Rensel, of Renfrew; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Randy and Tammy Rensel of Fort Myers Beach, FL, Richard Rensel and Rhonda Rensel, both of Butler; a niece, Kiarra Rensel, of Fort Myers Beach, FL, as well as a number of cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a mother-in-law, Helen Rensel, as well as a number of aunts and uncles.
Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home Inc., 1204 Kerr Ave., Emlenton, from 4 – 7 p.m. Thursday. A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Dittman, a family friend, officiating. Private interment will be held Saturday in St. Petersburg Cemetery. For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit www.hilefh.com.