Steven Ray Measel of Salyersville, KY, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington, KY, at the age of 71 years and 10 days. He was born Friday, July 16, 1948 at Lexington, KY, son of the late Thurman & Grace Foster Measel.
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Steve was united in marriage to Peggy Collinsworth. This union was blessed with five children, Ramona, Carmen, Misty, Russell, and Joy Brook. He was a retired Production Manager for the former Continental Conveyor in Salyersville, KY. He was a Christian and a member of the White Oak Christian Church. He was a loving father, grandfather, and brother, and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Joy Brook Measel.
He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy Measel; three daughters & sons-in-law, Ramona & Gordon Scherer, Jr. of Nicholasville, KY, Carmen & Don Rogers, & Misty & Brett Litton all of Owingsville, KY; one son, Russell Measel of Lexington, KY; six grandchildren, Abigail Scherer, Gordon Scherer, III, Sadie Rogers, Grace Rogers, Ivy Litton, and Hattie Litton; three brothers & one sister, Martin & Gwenda Measel of San Diego, CA, Terry & Pat Measel of St. Petersburg, FL, Rhonda & Charles Hicks of Lexington, KY, and Henry & Karen Measel of Wilmore, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 11 a.m., Monday, July 29, 2019 at the White Oak Christian Church, with Rev. Gerard Howell & Bro. Greg Helton officiating. Burial to follow in the Glenmore Collinsworth Cemetery, Round Mountain Road, Salyersville, KY. Visitation from 6-8 p.m., Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Gordon Scherer, Jr., Don Rogers, Brett Litton, Gordon Scherer, III, Tony Perkins, Doug Collinsworth, Ray Griffith, Matt Douglas, & Matt Collinsworth.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to:
Special Olympics Kentucky
105 Lakeview Court
Frankfort, KY 40601