USS HOUSTON CA 30
“The galloping Ghost of the Java Coast
William W. Stevens, Jr.
Stevens, Jr. Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class, was on board the USS
Houston in the
He is survived by his sisters, Carol Kathleen Stevens Coughtry and Frances Ann Stevens; his nephews, Lloyd S. Coughtry, Jr., and William Scott (Bill) Stevens; his nieces, Carol Ann Stevens Hess and Carol Stevens Coughtry Sutton; his great nephews, Robert P. Henley, III, Jonathan Wright Henley, Stephen Sutton and William Coughtry; his great nieces, Jennifer Kathleen Henley Muller, Jennifer Coughtry, Elizabeth Coughtry, Jessie Sutton, Elizabeth Ann Stevens and Lauren Michelle Stevens; and his great-great nieces, Kate Henley and Lauren Henley.
William Wright Stevens, Jr. (aka Bill Stevens) has several new great great nieces and nephews. They are: Garrett Kade Muller, Ava Nicole Henley, Jonathan Wright Henley, Jr., and Trenton Jace Muller.
Submitted by Carol Ann Stevens Hess, niece
Pictures: Bill in
suit- Taken when he graduated from
Bill in uniform- Taken in 1939 or 1940