Steven Rawlings

Steven J Rawling

SIDDELL, LA - Steven J Rawlings , 58, of Sliddell, Louisiana, formerly of Carlinville, IL, passed away Monday November 19, 2012 at his home. He was born April 17, 1954 in Springfield, IL to James A Rawlings and Bernadine (Lambert) Rawlings Pocklington.

Surviving are his daughters Stephanie Rawlings of Berklery, CA and son Jonathon "JJ" Rawlings of New Orleans, LA, his mother Bernadine Pocklington of Carlinville, IL, two sisters, Marney (Mike) Jackson and Lori (Kris) Crutcher. Several nephews and nieces, and great nephews and nieces. He married Janet Rawlings Andrews and later married Roxanne Harley-Rawlings.

Preceding him in death was his father, James A. Rawlings, and step-father Elmer Pocklington.

Steve was a graduate of Jacksonville High School. He attended Bradley University. He served in the U. S. Naval Seabees. He was the owner of Masters Touch. He was a member of the New Horizons Calvary Chapel, Sliddell, LA.

Steve was a talented artist at crafting wood furniture. He loved dancing, hunting, fishing and most recently crabbing in the bayou.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Memorials may be made to the Bridge Radio Station in care of New Horizon Calvary Chapel, 3401 Pontchatrain Drive, Sliddell, LA 70458.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Nov. 24, 2012