Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

November 22, 2022
David T. Stephens

Obit David T. StephensDavid T. Stephens, 86, of North Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Helen Stephens, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2022. David was born Sept. 10, 1936, in Tooele, Utah, son of Charles and Marie Stephens. He graduated from Tooele High School. 

He and his wife Helen eloped and were married in the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas. They were married 61 years. 

David, a US Veteran, served his country in the Army National Guard. Throughout his tenure with Perfection Clutch, his successes took he and his family across the United States and landing in many places along the way. He made his home in Florence, South Carolina, where he retired after 35+ years as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. 

He was an avid sports fan with a passion for golf and the University of Utah (Go Utes). He was an amazing Patriarch, loved by all and will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife Helen Stephens; daughters Tracy Lyssand (Mons) of Tysnes, Norway, and Jill Simmons of Charleston, South Carolina; four grandchildren Chelsea Lyssand, Pytten Lyssand, Cassie McHenry (Tyler), and Taylor Simmons; and brother-in-law Al Harris. 

The family asks, in lieu of flowers, please make donations in honor of David Stephens to Employee Appreciation Fund c/o The Village at Summerville, 201 W. 9th North Street, Unit 140, Summerville, SC 29483. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting

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