Tony Ray Steele

Published 8:57 am Saturday, June 13, 2020

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Tony Ray Steele, 71, of Mocksville, died on June 8, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born July 12, 1948, in Rowan County to the late Henry Clay Steele and Nellie (Munday) Baily.

He attended Davie County Schools and was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church of Mocksville. He was in the church choir and taught Sunday school. He was very active in other committees such as the Cooleemee Community Food Pantry and he also played an instrumental role in the Weekend Backpack Program.  He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a retired police officer in Virginia after 27.5 and a half years.

Survivors: his sons and daughters; a brother; grandchildren; grand-nieces; grand-nephews; nieces.

A memorial service will be held by the family on July 19 at the home of his brother, Jimmy Steele.

Memorials: Cooleemee Historical Association or the Cooleemee Community Food Pantry.