Ret. First SGT Stephen Ezzell, 64 of 130 Hound Alley Lane, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, officiating will be Rev. Paul Honeycutt. Burial with full military honors will follow at Ezzell Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00pm to 1:45pm Tuesday at the church prior to the service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James W. Ezzell and Edna Stone Ezzell; and a brother, Jarvis Ezzell.

He was retired from the United States Army with 20 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Ezzell of the home; son, Stephen R. Ezzell & wife, Michelle of Georgia; daughter, Stephanie Raynor & husband, Gary of Coats; siblings, JW Ezzell & wife, Betty, Glenn Ezzell & wife, Alice, Judy Autry & husband, Jimmy, Donnie Ezzell & wife, Elizabeth and Buddy Ezzell & wife, Barbara all of Autryville; grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Ty and Lila Ezzell, Jade Guin and Brian Guin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro.