Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. today, Oct. 28, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper. Richard Harbin will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his infant son, Francis Joseph Steadman; parents, James (Jamie) and Clevedale Steadman; and brother, Bob Steadman.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Steadman of Jasper; daughter, Carol Ann Gruber of Anniston; sons, Jason LaJoy Steadman of Lupton and Jamie Clevedale Steadman (Misty) of Bear Creek; brother, Wallace Ray Steadman (Fay) of Birmingham; grandchildren, Brooke Gruber, Katelyne Gruber, Hailee Steadman and Chloe Steadman; and a granddaughter due in December.
Pallbearers will be Ray Steadman, Roger Steadman, Robbie Steadman, Thomas Steadman, Marty Mitchell, Jeremey Shipman and Jack Hargrove.