Jimmy Stephen Steele, 75, of Lexington, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019.

A funeral service was held Nov. 19 at Whitecrest Baptist Church. The Rev. Ken McRae and the Rev. James Coggins officiated and burial followed in the church cemetery.

Steele was born in Rowan County to the late Bob and Mary Beck Steele.

He is survived by wife, Brenda Dawson Steele of the home; daughters, Penny Shackleford of Winston-Salem and Tammy Clontz of Lexington; stepsons, the Rev. James Coggins of Asheboro and Christopher Graham of Sophia; stepdaughters, Jessica Harris of Thomasville and Fonda Warren of Lexington; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a one brother.