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Wilbur C Steele

February 23, 1946 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 75)

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Graveside Services for Mr. Wilbur C. Steele, 75 of Courtland, Alabama will be Thursday 11:00AM at Courtland Cemetery with Rev. Arthur Warrior officiating. Public viewing will be Wednesday from 1pm until 6pm at the Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel.  Mr. Steele transitioned on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at  Decatur Morgan Hospital.  

Life began for Wilbur “Junior” Crayton-Steele on February 23, 1946 in Lawrence County, Alabama.  He was born to Wilbur Crayton and the late Josephine Steele. He departed this life on November 6, 2021 at Decatur Morgan Hospital – Parkway Campus in Decatur, AL.

Mr. Steele attended Moulton Negro High School and later entered the United States Army for four years.  He later in life confessed his hope in Christ and joined Progressive Christian Outreach Ministries. He was also a long-time construction worker.

He was preceded in death by: his mother, Josephine Steele; sister, Gurnicese S. Warren and brother, Gurnice Steele.

Mr. Steele leaves to cherish his memory: two daughters, Beverly Woods (Jeffrey) and La’Tira West; seven grandchildren, Amanda, Andrew, Ferome, Shaquila, TyAireon, Lorenzo, Tyra; twelve great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Blair, Zealin, Ledger, Ferome III, Jason, Amelia, Keshawn, KaLeo, Kanon, Heaven and Forever; four sisters, Laverne (Mingas), Anne, Tara and  Sharon; one brother, Alonzo; two devoted friends, Brenda Jackson and Brenda Steele; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Graveside Service
Thursday
November 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Courtland Cemetery
600 Van Buren Street
Courtland, AL 35618

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