Steve Rhea, 73, of Sapulpa, went to be with the Lord on November 1, 2022.
Steve was born January 21, 1949, in Okemah, Oklahoma to Tom and Elizabeth Rhea. He was retired from St. John Hospital.
Steve met and married his “Angel,” the love of his life, Shelia on November 9, 1979. They would have celebrated 44 years of marriage next week. Steve enjoyed sports, music, and listening to records… often, Elvis. He never met a stranger and he was known for telling jokes.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shelia; daughters, Shana Gowdy and her husband Monty, Miranda Walker, and Heidi Boles and her husband, Travis; grandchildren, Joe Balch and his wife Misty, Kodi Balch, Ashton Bowers, Promise Rogers, Jaxon Storts, Walker Robert, and Piper Robert; great grandchildren, Maddox Balch, Addy Balch, and Koda Balch; and a host of other friends and relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Elizabeth Rhea.
Services will be Friday, November 4, 2022, 1pm, in at Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, OK.
Viewing will be Thursday, November 3, 2022 beginning at 1pm, at Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, OK.