Stefphon  Forthenberry


Stefphon D. Forthenberry, 51, humbly submitted to God's will Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at
the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Albans Campus in St.
Albans, New York.
Stefphon, known to many as "Stevie" or "Drummer," was born in Danville, Ill., on November
23, 1967, to Steven and Carol Forthenberry.
Stefphon attended Danville schools and graduated from Danville High School. After high school, Stefphon enlisted in the U.S. Army. After serving in the Army, he served as a member of the
National Guard. His National Guard unit assisted with cleanup after 9/11.
Stefphon worked as a youth counselor for youth for the State of New York for 16 years. Stefphon was very service oriented.
Stefphon accepted Christ at an early age at Collett Street Church where he was a member. He
was an avid New York Yankee fan and enjoyed all sports. He loved being with his family and
Stefphon was married to Adelida Gonzalez, and from this union his daughter, Alaina, was born.
He leaves to cherish his memories his daughter, Alaina (Robert) Riverberry; his loving mother, Carol Forthenberry; sisters, Tamera, Shanna and TaKesha Forthenberry and Rosiland (Phil)
Shaw, all of Danville; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friend, Shantisha
Ford of New York.
Stefphon was preceded in death by his father, Steven Forthenberry; sister, Tia Forthenberry;
Brother, Adam Forthenberry; maternal grandparents Frances Brigham and Ernest Lillard; paternal grandmother Nina B.Forthenberry.
A Celebration of Life will commence at noon Tuesday, August 27, at New Life Church of Faith, 1419 N. Bowman Ave., Danville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Officiating: Pastor Curtis Hawkins. Interment will be at the Danville National Cemetery.
Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to
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Julie Watson
Aug 27, 2019
My heart goes out to the entire Forthenberry family. Please accept my sincere heartfelt condolences. Look to God for strength, he's the only one that can comfort you in this dark hour. With Love,

Julie Watson- Jones
Melvin mcneal
Aug 26, 2019
To the forthnberryyou had my deepest sympathy to the family be comforted you this time of need
Ronald dix
Aug 26, 2019
Deepest condolences to the family. God is able to take you through.
Donald Murray
Aug 24, 2019
Basket Full of Wishes was purchased for the family of Stefphon Forthenberry by Donald Murray.  Send flowers
Donald Murray
Aug 24, 2019
My hero, my brother, my best friend. I am privileged to have had you in my life. You live on in my heart and will never be forgotten. The world is a little darker, heaven is a little brighter and I now have an Angel by my side.
Patricia Mcneal
Aug 24, 2019
God’s strength to the family. Lifting you all up in prayer. II Timothy 4: 7- 8
Kevin Parrish
Aug 24, 2019
Stevie was a great guy. We shared many great times together and I’ll miss you. Rest Easy