Dick Steele

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Richard M. "Dick" Steele, 81, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in his home.

He was born April 17, 1935, in Doniphan, the son of Van B. and Marie (Cochran) Steele. On Dec. 19, 1958, in East Carondelet, Ill., he was united in marriage to Marilyn Sue Sims who survives.

Additional survivors include: three sons, Patrick Steele of Dallas, Texas, Andrew Steele, of Shawnee, Kan., and Timothy Steele and his wife, Kim, of Mt. Vernon, Ind.; one daughter, Kristen Womer and her husband, John, of Shawnee, Kan.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother.

He graduated from high school at Batesville, Ark. Immediately following he served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1962. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. In 2000, moved to Shell Knob.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Pastor Bill Kenagy conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob.

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Shell Knob, Missouri