Stephen Russell Michael, Jr.
- August 13, 2012
- West Manchester, Ohio
of Stephen's Passing
West Manchester Fire Association
200 E. Scott St.
West Manchester, OH 45382
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“Brenda & Kid's, We are so sorry to here about Steve, all we can say is, Steve & yourself are the nicest people we ever meet!!!! You two raised two ...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Don & Charlene Redmond - washburn, TN
“He was a hard worker who took care of his family. Lov U Stevie
2 of 28 | Posted by: Thrasa - Concord, NC
“I will always remember Steve with a cup of coffee in his hand and a playful smile on his face. Cherish the wonderful memories of him as you seek...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Sara Seitz and family
“Brenda and Family,
Stevie will always be remembered as a wonderful, caring, kind person. You have our deepest sympathy. Paul still remembers him...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Paul & Beth Michael - Eaton, OH
“Our thought and prayers our with you and your family.
5 of 28 | Posted by: Jennings Family - OH
“So sorry to hear of Stephen's passing. I am Warren and Imogene's daughter and have not seen Stephen for quite awhile. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Barbara (Craig) Hoover - Denver, CO
“Our deepest sympathy to all of you. steve was a good friend and we both enjoyed working with him all these years.God bless.
7 of 28 | Posted by: Mike and Tammy Rike - Camden, OH
“Brenda, I don't think I ever met your husband, but I know how devoted you were to him, and I always enjoyed your funny stories at work.
You and...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Julianna Royer - Eaton, OH
“Dear Brenda and kids, What a loss we are all feeling and you guys especially. You have my deepest sympathy. Love Joyce
9 of 28 | Posted by: Joyce Ann Young - cousin
You left a hole in my heart that will never be replaced. You never judged me, you just loved me. You just loved me and I just love you. Love...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Karen - eaton, OH - sister
“My deepest condolences. Steve always had a great sense of humor. I will remember Steve always as a kind, respectful, and helpful man. May you find...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Robert Lindsey - Springfield, MO
“Brenda, Im so sorry for your loss. Sending my prayers to you and your Family.
I know Stevie is in no pain and is with His Dad and Aunts, Uncles,...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: Michele Hileman - Lake Wales, FL
“Brenda and family,
We are so sorry for your loss and we are thinking of you at this difficult time.
We really didn't get the pleasure of knowing...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Douglas and Karen Montgomery - OH
“Bruce , Lydia and Family , we are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Just remember God is right there with you , to...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Marty and Nick Brunson - FL
“Brenda and family,
Pam and I were so sorry to hear of your husband's passing. Please know that you're in our thoughts and prayers. May God give...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Nancy Hannah and Pam Kessler - OH
You and all your family are in my prayers. I wish you all strength and peace. I hope that you know that you are deeply cared for and that...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Abby Noland
I am so sorry to hear of Steven's passing. I'm Warren's son (Imogene - Janis' sister).
It has been several years since Steven and I...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Larry W. Craig - Tyler, TX
“May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
Jen and Ben Murphy
18 of 28 | Posted by: Jen and Ben Murphy - Eaton, OH
“My heart goes out to everyone, and if ever anyone is in need I am just a phone call away. Steve blessed so many of us in many different ways. He...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Judy Lane & David Hale - OH
“Sending loving thoughts and prayers to your family during this difficult time. I hate that I cannot be there for you, but know that you and your...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Lindsey Schofield - Beaufort, NC
“May God give you and your family peace that only he can give.
You and your family are in our prayers.
Mike, Marlene and Grace Ressler
22 of 28 | Posted by: Marlene Ressler - Eaton, OH
“Our deepest sympathy for your family during this very difficult time.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Bob & Teresa Long
23 of 28 | Posted by: Teresa Long - West Manchester, OH
Wanted to let you know that I am thinking of you and your family. I was so sorry that I could not be here for you. It is never easy...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Lois Morrow - Eaton, OH - friend
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
25 of 28 | Posted by: Wayne and Marilyn Melling
“Sending prayers your way to help you get through this difficult loss. We love you all.
Gerald,Bill and Helen,Johnny,Jeff and Jenn
26 of 28 | Posted by: Helen Webb - eaton, OH
“All my love to everyone.I am so very sorry.My Michael family means so much to me. Stevie was a wonderful person.I feel so blessed to have known him. ...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Connie Michael - Camden, OH
“While we will never say goodbye, for your love and spirit will be here always with us, We will miss you Stevie, That amazing smile and laughter and...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Bruce and Lydia Michael - Eaton , OH
Stephen Russell,Michael, Jr., age 58, of West Manchester, OH, passed away Monday evening, August 13, 2012. Born in Hamilton, OH, he was a son of Stephen Russell, Sr. & Janis Louise (Boling) Michael. Steve was a lifelong resident of Preble County and 36 year resident of West Manchester. He was a 1971 graduate of Eaton High School and worked 39 years for Parker Hannifin with 25 years of perfect attendance. He served as a volunteer fireman (retired) for West Manchester and also formerly served on Village Council. In addition to spoiling his grandchildren, he enjoyed restoring old tractors and tractor shows. Preceded in death by his father Stephen, brother Hubert E. Michael, and daughter Tina Marie Michael.
Survived by wife Brenda Kay (Lane) whom he married August 16, 1974: son & daughter-in-law Jeremy & Jamie Michael: daughter & son-in-law Davona & Tim Davis all of West Manchester: grandchildren Aleah "Little One", Hunter and Hailee Michael, Grace and Michael Davis: mother Janis Michael of Eaton: brothers Bruce (Lydia) Michael of Eaton; Jack (Kay) Michael of New Paris, OH; and Pete (Donna) Michael of Eaton: sisters Diane (Darrell) Baker of Lewisburg, OH; Tonya Martin of El Paso, TX; and Karen Busteed of Lewisburg: nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Robert L. Crooks Funeral Center at Preble Memory Gardens - 3377 US Rt. 35 - West Alexandria, OH. Pastor Wayne Morrison presiding. Friends may call on the family from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Friday and from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn. or the West Manchester Fire Association. Online guestbook and condolences at www.rlcfc.com. Interment Preble Memory Gardens Cemetery.