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Jerry Allen Steele, Sr.

October 12, 1944 - August 7, 2022

  Jerry Allen Steele Sr., 77, of Rustburg died on August 7, 2022.

He was born in Wytheville on October 12, 1944, the son of Carrie Thelma Grishaw Woodson and Sam Woodson.


Jerry enjoyed working on and collecting old cars. He was also an engine builder when he was younger. He loved the hunt and find of buying and selling cars. On the weekends you could usually find him at one of the area car shows around town.

In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth “Beth” Brunson; grandchildren: Travis Steele, and Aaron Steele.

He is survived by his sons: Allen Steele Jr. (Ginger) of Forest, and Robert “Bobby” Steele, Sr. (Chrystal) of Rustburg, grandchildren: Amanda Otey-Hall of Lynchburg, Reagan Steele of Overland Park, KS, Bobby Steele Jr., and Carrie Grace Steele, both of Rustburg, six great-grandchildren.

The family offers a heartfelt thank you to all those who cared for Jerry.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, The Humane Society for Campbell County, Inc., P.O. Box 659, Rustburg, VA 24588.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.


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My deepest sympathy to the Steele family.

Posted by Joe Cash on August 17, 2022

I was very sorry to hear of the passing of your father, Allen and Bobby. Please accept my deepest sympathies to you both, and the rest of your family. You are in my prayers.

Posted by Layne A Hale on August 15, 2022

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Posted by Charles Crickenberger on August 14, 2022

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