Bruce Stevenson
Bruce Stevenson

Bruce Charles “BC” Stevenson, 66, passed peacefully through heaven’s gates on July 20, 2020, in Fountain, Colorado. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 7 p.m. at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary in Fountain.

BC was a beloved husband, son, stepfather, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be missed by many. He was born in Clinton, Oklahoma, on February 15, 1954, to Almas Stevenson and George Ann Rogers (Stevenson). He married the love of his life, Shannon Palmer, on October 16, 2004.

He is preceded in death by his father, Almas Stevenson; father-in-law Harold Palmer; and grandparents BC Stevenson, Adena Stevenson, George Rogers and Gladys Gift.

BC was very active in Boy Scouts throughout his childhood. He was a high school graduate from Excelsior High school in Clinton, Oklahoma. BC also served in the U.S. Army and received many medals, ribbons and awards.

He then proceeded to framing houses, and retired from Allegion-Schlage Lock of Colorado Springs as a materials handler after about 18 years.

BC belonged to the Mississippi Choctaw tribe and the European Rodeo Association. He loved spending time with his beloved wife, grandchildren, and family, making memories.

BC left behind his beloved wife, Shannon Stevenson of Fountain, Colorado; mom George Ann Rogers of Hugo, Oklahoma; step-son James Newell (Alberta) of Cañon City, Colorado; grandchildren Colton and Payton Newell; brothers Mustafa Sami of Clinton, Oklahoma, and Almas Jamil Sami (Kai) of Copperas Cove, Texas; mother-in-law Ila Palmer of Colorado Springs, Colorado; brother-in-law Jeff Palmer (Debbie) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and many cherished and loved nieces and nephews.

BC will be resting peacefully at the Pikes Peak National Cemetery.