Stephen Carl Bias

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Stephen Carl Bias, 67, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. He was born Oct. 10, 1946, in South Charleston, W.V. to Sydney Carl and Elaine Pauley Bias.

He moved to Missouri in 1997. He was an award-winning Dutch oven cook, who taught classes at every trout hatchery in the state of Missouri. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force, and was employed by Amoco Chemical in Texas City, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; stepdaughter, Dorris Coomes; stepson, Scott Howell, and a grandson.

He married Hazel Nester in Charleston, W.V. on Dec. 13, 1968. Together they had three children. In 1983, he married Jeanice Howell in Santa Fe, Texas. She brought three children to the marriage. He is survived by a stepson, Donald Lee Howell, of Oregon; a daughter, Christina and husband, Larry Woodcock, of Sante Fe, Texas; a son, Aaron and wife, Amy Bias, of Greenbrier, Ark.; a daughter, Sharli Bias, of League City, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Rowley Cemetery, Washburn.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.


Cassville, Missouri