Stephen F. Steele, 64, Avon, passed away April 9, 2012, in Hendricks Regional Health, Danville.
He was born Oct. 1, 1947, in Brazil, Ind., the son of Winton Frederick and Maxine Ellen Hughes Steele. Stephen married Merle Jane Patrick on June 6, 1970, and she survives.
He received a business degree from Indiana University in 1986 and worked as an accountant for several firms.
He also was a bus driver for several years for the Avon School Corporation.
Stephen was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include his wife Merle Jane Steele, son Greg Alan Steele, daughter Jennifer Renee Pennington and husband Aaron, three grandchildren Kimberly Nicole Steele, Paige Rylee and Landon Ryan Pennington and a niece Sarah Newton. His parents and a sister Margaret Schreiber, preceded him in death.
Services will be at noon on Thursday, April 12, 2012, in Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield, with burial to follow at 3 p.m., in Summit Lawn Cemetery in Brazil.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, and also from 10 a.m., until the time of service in the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Avon Band Boosters. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com.