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JOHN W. STEELE John W. Steele, age 69, passed away August 26, 2019 at home in Pahrump surrounded by his family. He was born in Murphysboro, Ill. on October 23, 1949. John was a Pahrump resident for 15 years. He graduated from Murphysboro Township High School in 1968. John retired from the U.S. Air Force as Master Sergeant after serving 21 years. And, he was a Vietnam Veteran. He also worked for Nevada Ready Mix in Las Vegas for 16 years. In John's spare time, he liked to ride his motorcycle, watch NASCAR, and spend time with his family. John is preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ruby Steele of Murphysboro and grandson, Tyler Steele of Las Vegas. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Marceil J. Steele of Pahrump; son, John E. Steele of Boulder City, Nev.; daughter, Kimberly (James) Gilbert of Montgomery, Ala.; and his grandchildren, Parker Steele of Boulder City, Destiny Gilbert of Pahrump, Kristopher Gilbert of Montgomery, and Heather Gilbert of Montgomery. John was an awesome Husband, Dad, and Grandpa who will be missed. Services will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at 11:20 a.m. at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery with Internment to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice or to a charity of your choice.

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Published in Pahrump Valley Times on Sep. 6, 2019.
11:15 AM
Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
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