Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Chester Leon “ Chet” Steed (May 12, 2012)

Chester Leon “ Chet” Steed, 92 of Fort Loramie, Ohio and formerly of Ansonia, Ohio passed away on Saturday May 12, 2012 at his residence. He was born January 4, 1920 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Roy & Esta (Hamilton) Steed. He retired from the Union City Body Company in 1986 where he had worked as a Foreman.

He was a member of Civil Conservation Corp. in Oregon in 1937, Odd Fellows, Treaty City Motorcycle Club, Greenville Eagles, Ansonia Rescue and Fire Departments, he helped start the rescue.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife: Karthryne (Subler) Steed; sister: Carol Baker.

He is survived by his daughter & son in law: Nancy & Hershel Couch of Fort Loramie, Ohio; Grandchildren: Anne Stammen of Urbana, Ohio, Douglas & Robin Stammen of Sidney, Ohio, Christopher & Fawn Stammen of Ripon, Wisconsin; 9 great grandchildren; brothers & sisters in law: Charles Steed of Rossburg, Ohio, Chalmer & Barbara Steed of Yorbalinda, Ca., Rodney & Jane Steed of Camarillo, Ca; & numerous nieces & nephews.

A private graveside service was held at Ansonia Cemetery per his wishes. Arrangements are being handled by Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com