Stuart Gordon Stephens, 63, of Texas City, TX, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016, in Texas City. Stuart was born August 25, 1952, in Baytown, Texas, to Thomas Franklin and Ruth Mary Hall Stephens. Stuart was an avid animal lover and advocate, and rescued dozens of dogs and cats. He was a devout member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in La Marque as well as a member of the Legion of Mary. He volunteered often, providing comfort and humor to the elderly, and touched many through his participation in service organizations and local community. Stuart worked as a Draftsman for Exxon, BP and S&B Engineers & Constructors. Stuart is preceded in death by his parents. Stuart is survived by his daughter Kathy Keanini and her husband TK, and children Alexandra, TJ & Liam; two sisters: Susan Orum and husband Tony and their children Nick, Hannah & Rebekah; Polly Burns and husband Bob and their children Robin & Stephen; Among the happiest years of Stuart’s life were spent with his love, Cindy Collins and her family; sons Donnie and Larry McCorkle, grandson (Action) Jackson McCorkle and Cindy’s brother Cris Meek. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 28, 2016, at James Crowder Funeral Home, La Marque, with Father Chacko Puthumayil officiating. In Lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the ASPCA (www.aspca.org) or any animal rescue operation.