Stephen Wade Beeler, better known as Steve, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 on his 63rd birthday after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Steve retired after 33 years with the State Highway Department and was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Winfred Russell officiating. Interment followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Beeler is survived by his daughter, Kadee Roden of Scottsboro; longtime love, Lynn Leighton of Section; father, Albert Beeler of Scottsboro; brother, Thomas “Mike” Beeler; sister, Melissa (Anthony) McLauglin all of Scottsboro; grandchildren, Morgan Hathcock, Ruby Roden and Beck Roden all of Scottsboro; nieces, Mary Beeler of Lacy Springs and Alison (Austin) Wright of Scottsboro and nephew, Bo (Kristan) McLaughlin. Also, LaMyra and Ryan Patterson and Erika Leighton who called him “Dad;” special cousin, Judi Whiteman and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Beeler.