Sad passing of a great Instonian – JB Stevenson

It is with a heavy heart that we advise of the death of James Barton (Stevie) Stevenson.


Stevie passed away this morning, peacefully after battling COV19. Much loved and loving husband of the late Gwen, devoted and precious father of Peter and Nicola, caring father-in-law to Karen and Graham and a loving, inspirational grandfather of Pamela, Christopher, Simon and Benjamin.


Schools Cup & Medallion Shield winner, Captain of Instonians 1954-55, 5 caps Ireland 1957-58, President of Instonians 1980-81, President of Ulster Branch 1992-93 plus served on IRFU Committee in Dublin.


Stalwart if the Club who attended lunches at all home games.

Sadly, the funeral will be held privately due to the current restrictions.

A celebration of Stevie's life will be held at an appropriate time.

Will be very sadly missed by his family and friends.