Steven Joe Killion
March 23, 1952 March 30, 2018
Steven Joe “Steve” Killion, 66, of Noel, Mo., died Friday, March 30, 2018, at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer.
He was born March 23, 1952, in Maysville, Ark., to Andrew and Mary (Henson) Killion. He was raised in Noel and was a 1970 graduate of McDonald County High School. On March 6, 1976, he married Pamela Robbins. He worked for Simmons Foods in Southwest City and was a devoted Fireman and First Responder with the Southwest City Fire Department for 41 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Noel Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Lane Killion; and eight siblings, Bill, Don, Lawford, Jan, Betty, Bonnie, Mary and Carol.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Pam Killion of the home; two daughters, Melissa Anacito of Southwest City, Mo., and Stephanie Jacks (Derek Marvin) of Sulphur Springs, Ark.; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the Full Gospel Church in Southwest City with Pastors Dick Lett and Brandon Robertson officiating. Burial followed in the Southwest City Cemetery.
Memorials are being directed to the American Cancer Society c/o the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.ozark funeralhome.com.
Ozark Funeral Home of Southwest City was in charge of arrangements.