Carlton J. Steele

Carlton J. Steele, 81, of St. Marys, WV, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 23, 1939, a son of Emmett and Gaynell Maston Steele.

He was a retired Ironworker from Local 787 in Parkersburg, WV. He enjoyed spending time with his children and especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren who brought him great joy every day.

Carlton is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret “Peggy” Williams Steele who he frequently and lovingly referred to as “His Little Woman” and the love of his life. He is also survived by Michael (Susan) Steele, Judi (Randy) Boley, Penny Thomas and Jennifer (Mark) Jackson all of St. Marys.

He is also survived by his grandchildren Joann (Leslie) Eddy, Timothy (Ashley) Steele, Hunter Thomas, Dylan (Amber) McKnight, Kayla Jackson, Tyler Jackson and Brady McKnight as well as his great grandchildren Parker, Jayden and Kendall Eddy, Emerson Mowery, Reed and Rowan Steele, Kamryn Boley, Charlotte Jackson and Chase McKnight.

He is survived by his three brothers Gary (Debbie) Steele, Melvin (Liz) Steele, Jimmy (Linda) Steele and three sisters Donna Mossor, Wilma (Jim) Maley, and Regina (Denzil) Taylor.

In addition to his parents, Carlton was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Steele, a granddaughter, Kristin L. Boley and an infant brother and sister.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, WV with Rob Fraser officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Island Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.