Alfred Steele • April 18, 2019
Alfred Roger Steele, age 59 of Pensacola, Florida died on April 18, 2019 at his residence. His passing followed a second cancer diagnoses after becoming cancer free in December 2015. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 20th at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home at 1PM.
Mr. Steele was born in Pensacola, Florida on September 23, 1959 to Roger Steele and Willa Jean Steele (Lassiter). He graduated from Tate High School in the seventies. He married Christine Kersh and had a son, Michael Steele. They ended up divorced but always had love for their son. Michael was 25 when he was hit and killed on his bike on 9 mile road by a drunk driver. Alfred was a handyman who loved yard maintenance. Al enjoyed the outdoors and doing things like fishing with his cousin Keith, piddlin’ around the yard, and working on projects like custom automotive work, some of which included a custom made motorcycle.
Mr. Steele is preceded in death by his son, Michael Steele, his dad Roger Steele, and his mom Willa Jean Steele. He is survived by his sister Shelby Steele Brown as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
I (Shelby) want to thank everyone who has cared for Alfred over the years and especially during his cancer treatments. Thank you all for prayers for him, it has meant a lot to his family. A special thank you to all the doctors and nurses who were involved in his care.