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Stacy Steele Jr

April 4, 1939 ~ October 30, 2019 (age 80)

Obituary

Stacy Steele Jr. was born April 4, 1939 in Yazoo City, MS, to the union of Stacy and Lucille Steele, who preceded him in death. At the age o 2, his family moved to Chicago, IL. Stacy was affectionately known to family and friends as "Bob".

He confessed his hope in Christ at an early age. He united with union Baptist Church, under the leadership of the late Rev. Royston, Stacy later reinstated his membership with True Christian Fellowship, under the leadership of Pastor Charles Neal.

Stacy attended Waller High School, and her furthered his education at Wright Junior College, he also earned a certificate in Television- Radio as a Service Technician.

Stacy had a singing career with the Cascades and The Pacesetters with songs like: "My Ship is Coming In", "Pains in my Heart", "Victim of Loneliness", and "Sandra My Love."

Stacy worked several jobs, he was a Short Order cook at the Black Hawk restaurant in downtown Chicago, a butcher at Oscar Meyer, Ero Meat CO (among other packing houses), and Navis and Smith Lamp CO, where he met his wife Ella Steele.

He married Jeanna Brodnax, one son was born, Raymond Steele. He later united matrimony to Ella Bernice Pickens, to this union 3 children were born.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 8, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Elder E. W. Whitehead Chapel
8243 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 9, 2019

10:30 AM
Elder E. W. Whitehead Chapel
8243 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620

Private Interment

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