Steven Alexander Parnell, 63, of Mt. Gilead, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at his home. Born August 18, 1956 in Montgomery County, he was the son of the late Leroy Parnell and Elgie Byrd Parnell.

Steve attended Wadeville Methodist Church in Mt Gilead. He enjoyed his time as a truck driver and working with his chickens after retirement.

Steve is survived by his wife, Ellen Parnell; sons, Mike Parnell (Dana) and Brandon Parnell (Shelley); grandchildren, Jordan Parnell, Kelan Parnell and Emma Parnell; brothers, Edgar Parnell (Ruby), Rex Parnell (Lynn), Bruce Parnell (Jennie) and Brian Parnell (Kristen); sister, Beth McKenzie (Lee); as well as a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Derek Parnell.

A celebration of life was held 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Wadeville Methodist Church in Mt. Gilead. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for donations to be made to Wadeville Methodist Church, Attention: Galen Hunsucker, 1222 NC Hwy 109 N., Troy, NC 27371.

Services entrusted to Midstate Cremation & Funeral Service.