On Thursday, October 31, 2013, Steve passed away at his home in Fairfax, VA, two days before his 76th birthday. Loving husband of Maggie Louise Rigney; father of Laura Jewell; grandfather of Crystal, Jamie, Taylor and Mark; step-father of Stuart Rigney and step-grandfather of Shannon Carillo and Brett Rigney.
Steve received a BA degree from the Michigan State University and MA from Kent State University. He was on active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1960 - 1964. While working as a research cartographer, Steve served in the Navy Reserves and retired at the rank of Commander.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of his Life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Church of the Good Shepherd, 2351 Hunter Mill Rd., Vienna, VA 22181. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Steve's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G St., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. The online guestbook is available at:

Funeral Home

Money and King Funeral Home
171 Maple Avenue W Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 938-7440

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 17, 2013