STEVEN J. 'STEVE', 58
Ocala - Steven J. "Steve" Ryerkerk, age 58, of Ocala, FL passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013.
He was born in Des Moines, Iowa on January 27, 1955. He graduated from Mason City High School in Mason City, Iowa. He lived in Iowa until joining the U.S. Army where he served one enlistment. After his military service, Steve attended Troy State University in Troy, Alabama where he earned a Bachelor degree. During his life Steve worked in the automotive business working for dealerships in positions of Manager and Controller.
He was of the Protestant faith. His hobbies included reading, fishing and traveling. He was an avid sports fan of football and NASCAR.
He is survived by his son Paul Ryerkerk of Tampa, FL; parents Don and Joan of West Des Moines, Iowa; brother Doug Ryerkerk of Knoxville, TN; sister Carol Powell of Flemington, OH; brother David Ryerkerk of Novi, MI; sister Lori Woodburn of Wassenar, Netherlands.
A funeral service will be held at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, FL on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7pm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7pm.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2013