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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Jeffrey L. Stevens

07/13/1955 — 07/22/2022

A close-up photo of Jeffrey L. Stevens smiling for the camera while at a public event

Mr. Jeffrey L. Stevens, age 67 of Eastlake, passed away resting in his chair at home on July 22nd, 2022, later pronounced at University Hospital-LakeWest Medical Center. He was born July 13th, 1955 in Cleveland to the late Joseph and Julia Stevens.

Jeff was the creator and owner of the Rust Terminator and former owner and founder of Stevens Auto Glaze & Security in Eastlake and Steven Car Care Products. His businesses sponsored community programs related to Veterans, and many youth sports programs.

Jeff was an avid musician, often rocking out all night with his friends (aka band named “The Morons”) on many weekends in his home. His friends, also camping buddies, spent many years “fish-busting” and “Taking the edge off,” out in the wilderness of northeastern Ohio.

Jeff’s brother, John Stevens, proceeded his passing. Jeff and John were connected at the soul, and maintained a brotherly love for one another that was immeasurable. Both looked up to their older brother Jimmy as children, who proceeded both Jeff and John’s passing.

Jeff was the loving husband of the late Joyce Stevens (nee Ellin). Jeff and Joyce enjoyed spending time together “palling around,” exploring the flea markets in Florida, watching sunsets at the Willowick Lakefront Park, and sitting on their porch in Florida watching the waves crash on the beach. Jeff and Joyce spent over 40 years in love and marriage. Jeff and Joyce were looking forward to spending their days and nights enjoying the beaches of Florida and walking Zane pup along the shoreline. Jeff was the proud father of Kevin J. Stevens (His buddy, amigo, pal, groover). Jeff was amazed and impressed by Kevin’s travels, stories, and accomplishments.

Jeff cherished his many brothers/sisters-in-law and friends; was the uncle and cousin of many; and treasured his time with beloved dogs Zane “Woo-Whoo,” Bruno “Brun’ski,” Jaeger and Lucky. Jeff mentored, supported, and went out of his way to help anyone that he could. Right before his passing, Jeff shared life with his companion Robin Rasile.

The Stevens family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 PM & 5:00 -7:00 PM Saturday, July 30th at The Abbey, 38011 Euclid Ave., Willoughby (located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). A Funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM Saturday at The Abbey. Private burial at a later date.

For those unable to attend, visitation or service, a live stream will be available starting at 6:30 PM, with the funeral service starting at 7:00 PM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86044534193?pwd=dkJObldORlhOaDNWQmxjc3VsdlRzZz09

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested plants/trees that can be replanted outdoors be sent to the Abbey for the visitation and service, or that donations be sent to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ACPA).

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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8 Replies to “Jeffrey L. Stevens”

  1. Clarrisa Harrison July 26, 2022 at 7:31 pm

    May his soul Rest In Peace Amen


  2. In life, we are lucky if we find one or two truly good souls that we can call friends and know they have our back. Jeff was one of those souls for me. Life just won’t be as sweet without him.


  3. Absolutely heartbreaking. Rest in peace, Jeff. You will be truly missed by many.


  4. Oh how I miss you my friend. I keep expecting you to pop up on my Facebook page like you did daily. This is a terrible loss for everyone. I wish you could see the wonderful things people are saying and writing about you. You touched the lives of so many and were so incredibly brave. Rest In Peace dear friend. You’ve earned it.


  5. Jeff was there for me for year’s supplying products and alarm systems to keep the cars clean at MC Auto Specialties ! Always a friend and even through our business, Jeff was truly one of a kind


  6. Jeff was part of our family for as long as I can remember. That he has left so suddenly after loosing our John, then Joyce, is a punch in the gut. I can only take solace in knowing they are all together again for eternity, and that he found happiness and laughter with his Robin, when he needed it most. Rock on, Jeff. Shine on you crazy diamonds, just look up


  7. You are a great business person you sold me a few alarm systems in the 90s You always seem like a kind harder person maybe rest in peace you and your wife with our father in heaven Jesus


  8. Jeff’s brother John married my daughter, from then on we were all family, Jeff’s mom and I became good friends and I miss Julie a lot, now I miss Jeff, Joyce, John, .just not the same. We take so much for granted that our friends and family will be here forever. big mistake. Love you all, Dolly Ward 2024


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