Orrville — Kenneth Lovell “Silk” Steele, age 61, passed away peacefully Friday, March 11, 2022, following a long period of declining health.
Kenneth was born on March 24, 1960, in Chicago, Illinois, at Cook County Hospital, to the late Eddie Williams and Betty Steele. He attended Wooster High School and then went on to serve in the United States Army.
Kenny worked as a Diesel Mechanic for the Army. He worked as a laborer at Gerstinslagers and Contours for years. He loved barbecuing, his dog Stella, Gunsmoke, and watching T.V. He loved to travel to concerts and or ride just to see family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Megan Steele; two sons, Adrian Lovell Steele, and JVaugn Morgan Steele; niece, A’Kerryia Hawkins; and beloved dogs, Stella and Lola.
He was preceded in death by both his parents; grandfather, Sol Steele; grandmother, Lucille Steele; and numerous cousins.
Friends may call on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 10:00 am to 11:45 am.
Services will be held at 12:00 pm at the funeral home, with Apostle Dr. Lottie M. Smith officiating. Burial will take place at the Wooster Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to defray funeral costs c/o Auble Funeral Home 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, OH 44667.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.