He was preceded in death by his father, Verlin Dale Stepp; and his grandparents, Frances Marie Lee and Verlin James Stepp.
He was a member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Margie and Charlie Bell of Cleveland; brother, Eric Stepp of Cleveland; grandparents, Margine Stepp and Harden C. Lee; one niece, Candace Stepp; three nephews: Zachery, Daniel and Cameron Stepp, all of Cleveland; two special cousins: Jeanette Gooch and Hannah Swafford; aunts and uncles: Mildred and Jerry Bain, Thelma and Wesley Picklesimer, all of Cleveland, and Wanda Murray of Oak Ridge; and several other extended family members.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the Wildwood Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Daniel White officiating.
The family will receive friends this evening from 5:30 until 8 at the funeral home.
There will be no interment. The body will be cremated.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with the family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.