Corey Lee Stevens, the son of Walter and Shirley (Harmon) Stevens, was born January 2, 1972, in Fairfax, Missouri. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1990.

In 2012, Corey became a proud father to JayLee. He was employed by Mather and Sons, Westboro, Missouri, working on terraces, tiling, and bulldozing. Later, Corey was employed at OPPD as a Security Guard. Due to health concerns, he was forced to retire.

Corey was a member of the First Christian Church, Rock Port, Missouri. He loved to go fishing and hunting. Most of all, Corey enjoyed spending time with his daughter, JayLee and family. Corey passed away Thursday, May 16, 2024, at his home in Watson, Missouri, at the age of 52.

Corey was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Robert (Roberta) Stevens and Lorena Martin; maternal grandparents, George and Gladys Harmon; uncles, Stanley Harmon and Michael Harmon; and nephew, Garrett D. Parsons. Survivors include daughter, JayLee Stevens, Kansas City, Missouri; parents, Walt and Shirley Stevens, Watson; sister, Sandy (Jimmy) Lansdown, Rock Port; aunts and uncles, Betty Harmon, Nancy (Carl) Martin, Dennis (Phyllis) Martin, and Gelvin (Marlene) Stevens; and numerous cousins.

A celebration of life will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2024, at Farmers State Bank, Tarkio. There is no scheduled visitation. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Corey Stevens Memorial Fund. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.