Peter Jackson Steele, Jr., 62, of San Leon, Texas, passed away May 30, 2021 in Galveston, Texas. Peter was born June 3, 1958 in Crestview, Florida to loving parents, Peter Jackson Steele, Sr. and Elizabeth Henderson Steele Chance. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Pete is preceded in death by his parents; step father, Glenn Chance; step mother, Patty Steele; grandson, Dylan Hussey; and uncle, Bea Steele.
He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 45 Years, Frances Anderson Steele; sons, Jeremy Steele (Amanda) and P.J. Steele (Erika); siblings, Pamela Steele Dodson (David), Terry Steele (Suzie), Shawn Steele (Tanya), Anna Chance Keeney (Brent) and Linda Steele Barringer (Steve); grandchildren, Tanner Steele, Amrie Steele, Caleb Steele, Rebecca Steele, Amy Gerry and Ana Gerry; and great-grandson, Josiah Gerry; affectionally called "Little Pete" by his aunts, Annette Henderson Brown, Barbara Henderson Slocumb (Bill) and Jackie Steele Hollaway; uncle, JJ Steele; step sisters, Debi McCormick (Mac), Donna Duran and Kelly Rentz (Kyle) and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Pete was a graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School and College of the Mainland, and worked as a Construction Superintendent with HWH Production, LLC, an oil and gas productions company, building elementary schools. Prior to that position, he worked as a commissioning engineer for liquid natural gas plants, oil rigs and refineries. His favorite role in life was husband, dad, and papa. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force.
Pete was a long-time member of Clear Creek Community Church and devoted follower of Jesus Christ. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family and he loved boating, fishing, and hunting. He was an active member and beloved friend of the San Leon community.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Pete on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the Chapel at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas and a gathering following at Sunset Lounge in San Leon, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Pete’s name to Dwayne Caldwell Military Scholarship and Charity Foundation (http://dwanecaldwellmscf.org/) or San Leon Volunteer Fire Department (http://www.sanleonvfd.net/).
The update for a local service will be provided at a later date.