Donald R. "Don" Steele, 77, of London, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 13, 2013 in Mount Carmel West Medical Center.
He was born on April 21, 1936, in Connersville, Indiana, a son of Andrew and Ruth (Ramsey) Steele.
Don was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was retired as a safety inspector for Conrail.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles London Aerie No. 950; the American Legion Madison Memorial Post No. 105; and the former H.V. Christopher Post No. 1176 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his brother, Paul Steele of Fairfield, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vivian P. (Rigsby) Steele in 2008; sister, Esther Whissel on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013; and sister-in-law, Judith Steele in 2005.
Friends are invited to a celebration of Don's life at noon on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at the RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 124 E. High St., London. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Deercreek Township Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.rldfuneralhome.com/.
Rader-Lynch & Dodds Funeral Home
124 East High Street London, OH 43140
Published in The Madison Press on Aug. 16, 2013