Steven Dale Settles, age 67, of Mackville Road, Springfield, KY passed away at 1:49 a.m., Monday, April 19, 2021 at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington.
He was born in Lebanon on July 24, 1953 to the late Ben Davis and Eliza Jane Curtsinger Settles.
He served in the United State Army for twenty-two years serving as a Staff Sergeant. He was deployed to Operation Desert Storm to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait and then in back to Saudi Arabia. For ten years he was in charge of the Willisburg T-Ball League.
Preceding him in death were three brothers, Ronnie Settles on January 10, 1976, Paul Keith Settles on August 4, 2009 and Carroll Settles on November 26, 2011.
Survivors include a son Steven Dale Settles, Jr.; three grandchildren, Eliza Settles, Curtis Dale Settles and Jim Settles; seven sisters, Eleanor Moore (Allen) of Springfield, Barbara Lewis of Bloomfield, Judy Payton (Roger), Kathy Divine (Ernie) and Gloria Hamlin (Ronnie) all of Harrodsburg, Connie Chesser (Keith) and Sherry Boblitt (Roy Jr.) of Willisburg and three brothers, Benjamin Settles (Judy) of Springfield, Donnie Settles (Cristy) of Mackville and Gary Settles of Willisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 21st at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Speakman, officiating.
Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg where military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Eliza Settles, Curtis Dale Settles and Jim Settles.
Serving as casket bearers will be Benjamin Settles, Donnie Settles, Gary Settles, Danny Fenwick, Mark Simms and Rick Libby.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Tuesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home.
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