David Franklin Steele Jr., 93, of Fairfield died Sept. 11


David Franklin Steele Jr., 93, of Fairfield died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at The Mayflower.

Born Oct. 1, 1927, in RockbridgeCounty, he was a son of David Franklin Steele and Jessie Marin Chittum Steele.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frona Day Steele, and a brother, Ralph Steele.

Mr. Steele was a member of Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, and a Mason.  He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later in the U.S. Coast Guard.

 Surviving are his son, Michael Hol, and a brother, Harold Steele.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at New ProvidencePresbyterianCemetery by the Rev. Loren Tate Mitchell.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


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