Richard Hoyt Stevens, 73, formerly Grantsville

Richard Hoyt Stevens, 73, formerly of Grantsville, West Virginia died at his home in Portsmouth, Rhode Island on September 29, 2005.

He was the son of the late John F. and Virginia Violet Stout Stevens.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Fessenden, and his brother, Robert E. Stevens.

He was cared for by a loving and dedicated caregiver, Sandy Heywood.

Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery with graveside services by Elders Chambers and Gumm.