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James R. Steel

March 7, 1946 ~ October 8, 2020 (age 74)

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Steel, James R., 74, Reedsville, passed away October 8, 2020 at Elmcroft of Reedsville. Born March 7, 1946, Mapleton, son of the late George A. and Mary A. (Arnold) Steel. Preceded in death by his brothers, George, Sam and Dennis Steel. Survived by his son, Craig Steel and wife, Tammy; daughters, Amy Smith and husband, Todd; and Amber Moore and husband, Kevin; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Ellen Wagner; Ulaine Wilson; David Steel and wife, Vicki; Tammy McClain and husband, Terry; and Mearl Steel and wife, Betty; sisters-in-law, Linda and Kay Steel. James was a veteran of the US Navy where he obtained the rank of Petty Officer Third Class. He retired as a truck driver for DM Bowman. James was a Legionnaire and member of the Mapleton American Legion Post #322. He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family. At his request, all services will be held at the convenience of the family. Inurnment Cassville Cemetery, Cassville. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at

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