Francis D. Stevens, 85, of Liberty, MO passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021. Francis was born on January 5, 1936 to Obediah and Mary (Hale) Stevens in Norborne, MO.
Francis was preceded in death by his wife Darlene (April 2018), his sister Carrie Rodgers, and his brother Obert Stevens. He is survived by his two children; son - Brad (Ellen) Stevens and daughter - Donna (Mike) Bridgforth; twin brother Edward (Judy) Stevens. Grandchildren Brett Stevens, Trevor Stevens, Kelsey (Jesse) Young, MaKayla (Bryan) Schieb, and great grandchildren Wyatt and Bridgit, and one on the way; and many nieces and nephews.
Frank, as known by his friends, was raised in a farming community and while he was in high school he contracted polio. He did not let that hold him back and he went on to college to earn a business degree. In 1963, Francis and his business partners Dick Chapman and Bill Harris created Horsepower Control Systems, where he worked until 2018.
Francis leaves behind many friends and other family members who will truly miss him.
A graveside memorial service will be held at Terrace Park Funeral Home on April 24th at 10:00AM. (801 NW 108th Street, KC, MO 64155)