Stephen R. "Steve" Soutee

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Stephen R. "Steve" Soutee, age 68, of Fairview, Missouri, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015, in Springfield, Missouri.

He was born March 2, 1947, in Aurora, Missouri, the son of Oakley Dale and Betty Lou (Rickman) Soutee, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was a brother, Knial Soutee.

Surviving are one brother, Tommy Dale Soutee and his wife Tish of Marionville, Missouri; his step-mother, Dixie Soutee of Marionville, Missouri; six nieces and nephews, Matt Soutee and his wife Darren and Misty Hicks and her husband Charles all of Republic, Missouri, Tyler Soutee and Kaitlyn Soutee both of Branson, Missouri and Ashton Clark and Chauncey Clark both of Springfield, Missouri; and seven great nieces and nephews.

Steve grew up and received his education at Marionville, where he graduated from high school. Steve attended undergraduate school at SMS in Springfield, Missouri and graduated law school at Oklahoma City University. He practiced law in Marionville over 20 years. He was a former racehorse owner and still an avid fan. In the last 10 years Steve had become a master gardener and gained a reputation for his smoked meats. He loved playing cards, for money or for free, and listening to his Cardinals. He left behind an impressive collection of Western memorabilia, along with friends all over the country.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, in IOOF Cemetery, Marionville, Missouri, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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