Quinten James Stephens, 25, of Haines, Oregon, passed away on December 24, 2020, in Fruitland, Idaho. A celebration of his life was held on January 2, 2021, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at 45043 Pocahontas Rd., Haines, Oregon. A recording of the service will be posted on this page soon.
Quin was born in La Grande, Oregon, on September 28, 1995, to Delbert and Sam (Janelle) Stephens. He graduated high school from the North Powder Charter School in 2014. Quin was an all-star football player; he also played basketball very well.
After high school, Quin worked as a rancher and a horse trainer. He was a cowboy; he worked at the Roaring Springs Ranch, his last place of employment was the Beef Northwest Feedlot. Quin loved sports, riding horses, working cattle, and breaking horses. He taught himself how to play the guitar and took up leatherworking, which he loved to do.
Quin won two buckles riding ranch saddle broncs; he loved to ride, but he mostly chose to ride in rodeo’s that gave the winners a cash prize rather than buckles.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he was an avid Trump supporter.
Quinten is survived by his parents Delbert and Sam (Whiting) Stephens of Haines, Oregon; his brothers Michael Stephens of Klamath Falls, Oregon, Dustin Stephens of North Powder, Oregon, and Ethan Stephens of Haines, Oregon; his sisters Jessilyn Kandle of Redding, California and Savanah Carrico of Rexburg, Idaho.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather Richard Stephens and his brother Rick Stephens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Quin Stephens memorial fund (Umpqua Bank) through Gray’s West & Co. 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.
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