Boyce Kennon Stephenson, Jr., 65, of Orange, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, at his residence, after a 13 year long battle with cancer.

Born in Orange on July 14, 1948, Butch was the son of Boyce Kennon Stephenson, Sr. and Joyce Ann Gunstream.  He served in the U.S. Navy for two years and was an Operator at Chevron.

Preceded in death by his father, Boyce “B.K.” Stephenson, Sr., Butch is survived by his wife, Connie Stephenson of Orange; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Marco Villasana of Beaumont; son and daughter-in-law, Taylor and Andrea Stephenson of Orange; grandson, Tristan Villasana; and sisters, Sheila Perry and Brenda McDaniel.

Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.