Alan Stevens

Buckley resident Alan Gabriel Stevens, 57, died Oct. 22, 2011, in Tacoma.

He was born April 20, 1954, in Port Hueneme, Calif., and spent most of his life in Tacoma and the Pacific Northwest. He owned and operated his own trucking company and landscape company. He enjoyed fishing and boating, but most of all he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by wife Karen P. Stevens of Buckley; daughters Michelle Fast and husband Christian of Puyallup, Stephanie McGee and husband Marcus of Lake Stevens, Wash., and Jacqueline Stevens of Tacoma and their mother, Debbie Stevens of Tacoma; stepsons Bill Kirsch and wife Jona of Bonney Lake and Craig Kirsch and wife Jan of Kent, Wash.; brother Michael Stevens and wife Sandy of Yorktown, Va.; sister Suzanne Stevens and partner Tom of Tahuya, Wash.; and 14 grandchildren.

A memorial gathering will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Celebration Christian Church in Tacoma.

Memorials may be made to Franciscan Hospice House, 2901 Bridgeport Way W., University Place, Wash. 98466, or Group Health Hospice, 521 Wall St., Seattle, 98121.

All are invited to sign the online guest book at

Arrangements are by Weeks’ Funeral Home, Buckley.