Adrian L Steele, 83, of Phoenix, Ore., passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014. He was born June 15, 1930 to Viola Campbell and Cyril Steele. Adrian served 2 years in the U.S. Army. While stationed in Roxboro, Penn., he met his wife of 61 years, Betty.
Adrian worked as a heavy equipment operator for Boise Cascade for 20 years. He loved spending time with his family. Adrian also enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing. He had one of the best gardens around and made sure family and friends were never left empty handed.
Adrian is survived by his wife; son, Michael (Susan); daughter, Deborah (Kenneth); grandchildren, Dr. Travis Dunlap of San Diego, Calif., Jennifer (Andrew) Norum of Medford, Ore., Adrian Steele of Midvale, Utah, and Matthew Steele of Redmond, Ore.; two great-grandchildren, Lukas and Eli; step-sister, Dolly of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was Grandpa to many.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward and James; sister, Lois; and step-brother, Osa.
A service will be held at the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Friday, March 7, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
He was loved deeply, and will be missed greatly.