Life Story / Obituary
Phillip Adrian Steele passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019. He was born on February 17, 1933 in Greenville, MI to Lottie and Adrian Steele. Phil was preceded in death by his son Phillip George Steele but, is survived by the love of his life, wife Betty (Welc), son Bruce (Sherri) Steele, daughters Ranoda (Randall) Dowdy, Kristi (Basil) Aldridge, 8 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. He is the first of his siblings to pass and is survived by 3 brothers Robert, Jerry, and David and 1 sister Sharon.
Phil served in the US Army before meeting his wife, Betty, whom he married in 1955. Betty and Phil enjoyed nearly 64 years of marriage sharing their lives with many friends and family. Phil worked for 42 years at Dresser Industries/Lift Tech in the areas of manufacturing and manufacturing support. His interests were spending time with his family, gardening, the Detroit Tigers, and trips to area casinos.
Phil has requested cremation and a private, family ceremony to commemorate his death. In lieu of gifts to the family, donations can be made to Harbor Hospice of Muskegon.
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