James Steele, Jr.

Visitation

Greenidge Funeral Home 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City NJ US 08401 Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Services

Greenidge Funeral Home 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City NJ US 08401 Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, 2:00 pm

Obituary of James Steele, Jr.

James Steele, affectionately known as "Steele" or "Shakey", was born in Chester, South Carolina, on February 14, 1924, to the late Annie McClerklyn and James Steele, Sr. He was educated in the South Carolina school system. Steele departed this life on Monday, August 23, 2010. He enjoyed fishing and loved visiting his family down in South Carolina. He worked for the City of Philadelphia as a night guard for 20 years, where he met his lifelong companion, Yvonne Bellman. Out of their union, one daughter, Yvette Steele, was born. He was predeceased by his mother, Annie McClerklyn; his father, James Steele; two sons, David Steele and Jimmy Steele. Steele is survived by his loving family: daughters, Gean Clark, Corrie, Perkins, Ellame Balmer, and Yvette Steele; daughter-in-law, Thelma Steele; one son, Paul Steele; four stepdaughters, Charmaine Hall, Karen Williams, Sheila Bellmon, Yvonne Bellmon; a host of grandchildren, a host of great grandchildren; a host of great great grandchildren; ten stepgrandchildren, eight step great grandchildren, and a host of other loving family members and friends.
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