Milford Steele

Obituary of Milford Lee Steele

Mr. Milford Lee Steele, 75, passed away Monday evening, January 3, 2022, at Tri County Care Center in Vandalia, MO. Born January 21, 1946 in Louisiana, MO, he was the son of Edward and Bessie Isabell Webster Steele. Milford worked as a tractor operator for Forrest Keeling Nursery, retiring after 38 years of employment. Milford was united in marriage on April 2012 in Foley, MO to Vivian Louise Chastain Brooksher. He enjoyed fishing, sharpening knives and working on lawnmowers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Isabell Steele; two sisters: Charlene Wolfe and Marsleen Kerr; two brothers: Charles Steele, Sr. and Glen Steele; and one nephew, Curtis Kerr, Jr. Survivors include his beloved wife, Vivian Brooksher of Elsberry; two daughters: Marlena Davis of Elsberry and Shannon Smith and her husband, Terry, of Elsberry; three sons: Anthony JR Brooksher of Elsberry, Jimmie Rogers, Jr. and his wife, Brandi, of Cape Girardeau, MO and Gregory Rogers and his wife, Heather, of Wentzville, MO; nine grandchildren: Christopher Davis, Matthew Brooksher, Jayla Rogers, Lukus Rogers, Zachary Rogers, Cameron Burrow, Braydon Burrow Anthony Black and Kayla Brooksher; and three great-grandchildren: Tanner Brooksher, Landon Davis and Liannah Davis. Milford also leaves many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343.
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