Ray Steelman

Obituary of Ray Steelman

Ray Steelman, 77, of Kernersville, NC passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2022.


A native of Burlington, NC, Ray was the husband of 57 years to Barbara Wellons Steelman and the son of Lloyd Thomas Steelman and Louise Rainey Steelman, both deceased. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and a former member of the Kernersville Masonic Lodge. He attended Welcome Door Baptist Church, Kernersville, NC.


Survivors include his wife Barbara of the home; daughter, Renee Steelman Long and husband, Joel of Gastonia, NC; grandchildren, Macy Long, and Jake Long; sister, Betty Steelman of Henderson, NC; and nieces, Mary Kathryn, Elizabeth, and Rebekah.


A memorial service celebrating his life will be held 2:00PM Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel with Rev. Donald Thompson officiating. Ray will be laid to rest at sea by the United States Coast Guard at a later date.


Friends and family may view, and sign the guestbook at www.Pierce-JeffersonFuneralService.com


Memorials may be sent to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.


Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Friday, August 5, 2022
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel
213 West Mountain Street
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
(336) 904-1053
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