Robert A. Steele
1938 – 2020
Robert “Bob” Steele was born on May 1, 1938 in Winner, SD and passed away suddenly on May 13, 2020. He lived to be 82 years old before leaving us to be with the Lord.
He is preceded in death by his wife Kaye Steele, father, Arthur Steele, and brother, Don Steele. He is survived by his 100 year old mother, Eleanor Steele Smith, daughters: Christina Wiggins and husband Charles of Harker Heights, TX and Candace Crown of Johnstown, CO; sons: Eric Steele and wife Kari of Edmond, OK and Aaron Crown of Edmond, OK; 7 grandchildren, Erin, Christopher, Bailee, Carrie, Ashlyn, Brandon, Colton, and 2 great-grandchildren, Victoria and Anna.
His family moved from South Dakota to Edmond, Oklahoma in 1957, where he helped his dad run a furniture and appliance store on 3rd & Broadway. After the sudden loss of his dad in 1962, Bob started servicing appliances for the community of Edmond as Steele Appliance Service and continued the business for over 50 years.
He was well known around Edmond for drinking coffee with his buddies, gardening, fishing, and wood working. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Viewing will be held from 1-8 p.m., Monday, May 18, 2020 at Matthews Funeral Home. Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Arcadia IOOF.