The Rev. Steve Haney, 58 of Cottondale, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the V.A. hospital in Mississippi. Steve was born Aug. 17, 1954 in Marianna, to Allmon and Mary (Yohn) Haney. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, he served in the United States Navy
for 10 years, and was also the Pastor at Rock Hill Church in Chipley.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Nancy Haney.
He is survived by his wife, Shelby Haney of Cottondale; son, Willie Steve Haney Jr. of Dothan, Ala.; two daughters, Crystal Haney Simon (Mike) of Yakima, Wash., and Angela Causey of Lexington, S.C.; four brothers, Willard Haney (Sandra) of Hosford, Mike Haney (Annie Mae) of Sneads, Rocky Haney (Christine) of Marianna, and Al Haney (Sherri) of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Jan Simmons (Robert) of Cottondale, and Mary McCroan of Cypress.; four step children, Sammy Keen of Cottondale, Kenneth Wilkerson of Chipley, Charlotte Miller of Chipley, and Jennifer Luper of Chipley; 28 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren .
Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Rock Hill Church in Chipley, with the Rev. Michael Morris, the Rev. Charlie Chavers, and the Rev. Dallon Penny officiating. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Rock Hill Church. Interment followed in the Sapp Church Cemetery in Cottondale. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley directing.