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Mark Stephens

2/10/03
Mark A. Stephens
New Freeport resident was motocross racer.

Mark A. Stephens, 18, of Jolly Road, New Freeport, died at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2003 of injuries received during an arenacross motorcycle race at the Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg PA.

He was born July 12, 1984, in Washington, a son of Joseph V. and Veronica Jean Stephens of New Freeport, PA.

Mr. Stephens was a 2002 graduate of Waynesburg Central High School and a graduate in auto mechanics from the Greene County Vocational-Technical School.

He was a member of the American Motorcyclist Association. For the past eight years, Mark was a motocross racer and was going to turn professional in two weeks at a race in Harrisburg.

Mr. Stephens worked for Monroe Muffler in Bridgeville.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his paternal grandmother, Delores Stephens of Duncansville, PA; Brothers, Daniel and William Stephens, both at home; Joseph Stephens of Allentown and Christopher of Alaska; and several aunts and uncles.

Copyright (c) 2003 Observer Publishing Co.


Related PhotosIn Memory of Mark Stephens #344, 1984-2003.Mark at Camelback Raceway battling with Travis Rastoka in the 125B class.Mark at Camelback Raceway battling with Tom Radcliff in the 250B class.Mark leading the way at High Point Raceway.

Related PhotosMark, Rob Armstrong, and friends charging into the first turn at Camelback Raceway.Mark at Steel City USA racing in the 250B class.Mark in action at Field of Dreams MX Park.Mark, leaning on his bike, waiting for his next moto to start.


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