Rev. Walter Steele

Obituary of Rev. Walter Lee Roy Steele

Rev. Walter Lee Roy Steele, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022. He was born September 8, 1934 in St. Joseph to Walter and Emily (Winfrey) Steele. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Central High School with the Class of 1952 and later from Northwest Missouri State University and St. Paul School of Theology. Walter married Sarah Kae Turner in 1972. She survives of the home. He worked at the State Hospital and was the pastor of Agency United Methodist Church and Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church. Walt was a member of the Lions Club and served on various Boards throughout the years. He enjoyed creating artwork, but most of all spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughters, Tracie Gillette, and Raina Skeen; grandson, Luke Watson. Survivors include his wife, Sarah; children, Lee Steele (Linda), Penny Roberts, David Mansperger, Karen Kidwell, Jeremy Kidwell (Megan), and Brandon Kidwell (Shannon); brothers, Charles Steele (Gloria), and Gary Steele (Sherry); numerous grandchildren, and extended family. Services 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Simplify Cremations & Funerals, Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Agency United Methodist Church or the Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church in Gower, Missouri.
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Monday
9
May

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, May 9, 2022
Simplify Cremations & Funerals
235 St. Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
Tuesday
10
May

Service

10:00 am
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Simplify Cremations & Funerals
235 St. Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States

Memorial Park Cemetery
5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
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