Hermon Tyrone Stevens, Sr. “Tye” went to his heavenly home on February 16, 2019 with is family by his side in Dover, DE.
Tye, as he was known, was born on April 21, 1949 to Herman and Virginia Stevens in Hartly, Delaware.
Tye attended elementary school at Lockwood and Kenton Schools. He attended high school at William Henry Comprehensive High School in Dover, Delaware.
Tye always had a love for cars. After high school, he worked for Paul’s Paint and Body Shop in Pearson’s Corner and later for Mid-Del Auto in Smyrna, Delaware for many years. He later moved to Bridgeville, Delaware where he worked for Kefavvers Body Shop until he moved back to Dover. He worked as a mechanic and auto body technician on numerous jobs. He received no formal education or training in the work he performed. It was a gift from God.
Tye accepted the Lord Jesus Christ into his life on December 31, 2018.
Tye is survived by five children, Anita Stevens, Hermon Tyrone Stevens, Jr., Michael Stevens (Grace), Tracey Stevens and Jeffery Stevens; three sisters, Adalyn Donald (William), Dorothy Guy, Marion Gardley, (Troy); four brothers, Gregory Stevens, Timothy Stevens, Kelvin Stevens and Michael Ringgold; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; an uncle, Avender Jones Jr.; two special cousins, Robert “Fuzzy” Watson Jr. and Robert Jackson; devoted and special niece, Timi, with whom he lived; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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