was born in Dundee, Mississippi on September 28, 1931 to the late Albert and Ella Steele. He passed May 26, 2018 at Methodist Hospital Southlake. He married Gertrude White on November 3, 1953 and to this union 10 children was born. He was a member of Holy Bethel MB Church, where he remained faithful until the end. Preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 63 years, daughter and son-in-law Edna (Jimmie) Bailey, and son Reggie, and brothers and sisters. He leaves to cherish his memory children Easter (David) Harper, Bunnie Flemming, Willie (Sheila) Jr., Chris (Delores), Penny, Dorothy Bailey, Herman (Janice), Patricia (Odell) Madison; Five adopted children, Reatha and Charles White, Jessie, Roger, and Ethel Steele; sister Estella Lambert; sister-in-law Dorothy Henderson; 41 grand kids, 67 great grand kids, and 4 great great grand kids and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Monday June 4, 2018 from 9-11:00a.m. with Funeral Services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at Holy Bethel M.B. Church 810 West 8th Avenue. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.