Paul, age 63, died unexpectedly at home on January 16th. Paul was raised with his twin sister and two brothers in Farmington, MO. He served our nation for four years in the U.S. Army. Paul later moved to Oklahoma where he met his beloved wife, Geri Bryant. Paul adopted Geri’s daughter, Corbi, likewise, Geri’s entire family adopted Paul. Paul was employed as an ironworker and also enjoyed hunting, fishing, tinkering, OU football, and an occasional casino outing. Paul is survived by his daughter, Corbi Jenkins and husband Shannon and their sons Carson & Gavin; sister, Pam Middleton; brothers, Rick and Martin Stevens; and grandchildren Jeff and Jered Yates and Sherri and Shayla Carpender. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Donna Yates; his wife, Geri Bryant Stevens, who awaits his coming. Paul was a big presence and he will be greatly missed. Visitation will be 1-8 PM Friday, January 19, 2018 at Buchanan Funeral Service with family to receive guests from 6-8 PM. Services to celebrate his life will be 10 AM, Saturday, January 20, 2018 in the chapel of Buchanan Funeral Service with burial to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.