Richard L. Stevens

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Richard Lee “Rick” Stevens, 67, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at his home.

Rick graduated as valedictorian from Liberty Center Public School in 1968.

Rick had worked as a nuclear engineer instructor with Dominion Resources. Prior to that he was an instructor at the Navy’s Nuclear Power School under Admiral Rickover. He loved studying and teaching. Rick earned a master’s degree in physics and chemical engineering, Also he was an avid student of history.

Rick was a favorite instructor in the training department at North Anna Nuclear Power Station. He was very passionate about what he taught resulting in many successful former students and professionals.

Rick was member of Ferry Farm Baptist Church where he taught a Sunday school class. He had a unique sense of humor which endeared him to his peers and especially his five year old granddaughter, Ellie.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Stevens; step-son James Schneider (Nasim); granddaughter Ellie; mother Treva S. Stevens; sister Sally Speer (Alan); and numerous aunts, uncles and beloved cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard E. Stevens.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 13 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 14 at New Life in Christ Church. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery.