Joe Earl Steakley, 93, of Tuscaloosa, Al, died January 3, 2017, at DCH in Tuscaloosa. He was born February 24, 1923 in Cleburn, Texas to the late George David and Mary Launa Poindexter Steakley. He is preceded in death by his first wife Margaret Fern Hooper Steakley; daughter Cynthia Anne S. Clarke; sisters Merle Launa Steakley Thomas and Evelyn Steakley Walls; and a brother George David Steakley.
He is survived by his wife Cherie Bryant Steakley; daughter Nancy Jean Steakley Hildebrand (Peter) of Washington; son in law Duncan Lynn Clarke of California; grandchildren Vanessa, Emily, Christopher, Amelia, and Julia; and 8 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held January 7, 2017 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greensboro, Alabama. The Reverend John Ira Kennedy, III will be officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Greensboro Chapel will be directing. Inurnment will follow at The Columbarium at Christ Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
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