Rick J. Stevens, 61, of Frankfort, died at 12:30 p.m. October 10, 2017 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born August 8, 1956 in Frankfort, Ind. to Joseph Stevens & Norma Smith. He married Ellen J. Flora on December 28, 1978 at the St. Matthew United Methodist Church and she survives.
Rick was a 1974 graduate of Frankfort High School and a lifelong Frankfort resident. He received his BS & MS degree from Purdue University and a Post-BAC Accounting degree from Indiana University. He worked in operations/programming at Purdue University for 10 years, was a statistician at the Arnett Clinic for 10 years and most recently worked as a self-employed accountant. He recently graduated from Grand Canyon University with a MS in Theology. Rick was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Society of Quality (ASQ), American Statistical Association (ASA), Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP). He enjoyed tennis and golf, was an avid reader, and a Boston Red Sox fan.
He is survived by his Mother: Norma Smith of Jefferson; Daughter: Kristen L. (Matt) Beardsley of Frankfort; 2 Brothers: Brad J. (Evelyn) Stevens of Clarks Hill and Marty (Denise) Stevens of Colfax; 1 Sister: Jody K. (Matt) Howe of Frankfort; 4 Grandchildren, Anna, Luke, Charles and Katia Beardsley. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Ryan M. Stevens in 2011.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1951 Wilshire Drive, Frankfort. Friends may visit 4-7 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort. Pastor Phil Lake will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made in Rick’s honor to the Clinton County Cancer Society with envelopes available at the funeral home. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message for the family.