Gerald E. Steelman

Gerald Eugene Steelman, age 94, of Harrison, Ohio, passed away in Harrison, Ohio on Monday, April 19, 2022.

Gerald was born to Ernest A. (“Ernie”) and Maude (Yochum) Steelman on November 27, 1927 in Goshen, Kentucky.  Raised in Addyston, Ohio, Gerald went on to marry Virginia (Hildebrand) Steelman on July 4, 1953 in Greendale, Indiana.  He served in the United States Army stationed in Japan from 1946-1947 and was a member of Snow Lodge #193, Scottish Rite Valley of Cincinnati and VFW Post 6428 Addyston.  Gerald then worked at US Shoe and retired from CG&E. Gerald was also a member of First Presbyterian Church in Harrison, Ohio.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Virginia (Hildebrand) Steelman, his son Gerald (“Gary”) E. Joanne (Grover)) Steelman, Jr., and by his daughter Pamela S. (Tim) Mains.  He is also survived by his grandchildren Katherine Steelman, Christine Celsor, Angela Bustamante, Sara Wallace, William P. Fox, II, Craig Little, and Nick Little along with many other great-grandchildren.

He was the brother to Melba McDaniel and Sherry Peak.  He was preceded in death by his sisters Hazel Loos, Mary Jane Graham, Audrey Yost and his brothers George Steelman and Glenn Steelman.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral services with Masonic and Scottish Rite to follow at 11:00 a.m.  Dr. Joshua Long will be officiating all at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home located at 215 East Broadway Street, Harrison, Ohio 45030. Interment will be at St. Jacob’s Cemetery, 29959 Blue Creek Road, Sunman, Indiana 47041 with military honors provided by United States Army and Harrison Funeral Detail.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Snow Lodge #193 Harrison, Ohio c/o Jackman Hensley Funeral Home.