Stephen was born on October 19, 1946 and passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Stephen was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing. he attended the preparatory Blue Ridge School for Boys before graduating from St. Andrews College where he completed his BA degree in English. Stephen was married to Anne Covington Leary. A memorial service to celebrate this incredible southern gentleman's life will be arranged in the near future. Meanwhile, visits with the family are welcomed. A Stephen Phillips Leary Memorial Scholarship is being established with South Piedmont Community College Foundation. Donations can be made in his memory to the foundation at PO Box 5041, Monroe, NC 28111 or to the charity of your choice.