Uncle Reuben Henry Steele, 64, of West Alexandria, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Ohio State University Hospital.
He was born Dec. 10, 1948 in Richmond, Indiana to the late Everette and Sadie (McDaniel) Steele. He retired from Dayton Newspaper, Inc. after years of employment. He loved his family and enjoyed fishing, coin collecting, and carpentry building.
He is survived by his wife Janet Carolyn (Gallant) Steele of West Alexandria; son and daughter-in-law Scott and Sarah Steele of Franklin, Indiana; brothers Everette (Sandy) Steele of Richmond, Indiana, John (Brenda) Steele of Dumas, Arkansas, Craig Gallant of Kettering; sister Irene (Elroy) Johnson of Richmond, Indiana; nieces Lada Gallant, Anton Yushanov, Grace Gallant, Ashley Steelman and many other nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Friday, June 14, from 5-9 p.m., at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, West Central Branch, Dayton Office, 7560 McEwen Road, Dayton, OH 45459-3906. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.