Clyde Steelman Jr., 77, of Wister, OK passed away on Thursday, December 03, 2020 at his home. Clyde was born in Haw Creek, OK to Clyde Sr. & Marie (Davis) Steelman. He started logging right after high school for about 15 years. Clyde graduated from OBU with a Bachelor of Arts. He began pastoring at Holson Valley Baptist Church in 1976 and pastored at Bethel Baptist Church in Wister for 41 ½ years. Clyde was clerk for LeFlore Baptist Assoc.; was on the Board of Directors for the Southern Baptist Convention and Oklahoma Baptist University. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Keith Steelman.
Survivors include his wife, Virgie (Williams); daughters & sons in law, Teresa & Dennis Shoup of Poteau, OK, Carolyn & Buddy Bullard of Wister, OK; grandchildren, Ryan & JoAnna Shoup of Wister, OK, Tyler & Ashleigh Shoup of Cameron, OK, Jacob & Randa Watts, Jon Watts, Cody Bullard & Corey Bullard all of Wister, OK; great grandchildren, Piper Shoup, Zakree, Gracie Mae, Ben & Annie Watts of Wister, OK, Jaxon Hill, Wyatt, Lilly & Journey Shoup all of Cameron, OK; sisters & brother in law, Naomi Cundiff of Clute TX, Regina & Dean Rowland of Ozark, AR; brother & sister in law, Butch & Emma Steelman of Haw Creek, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Monday, December 7, 2020 at Bethel Baptist Church Youth Building with Phil McGehee & Joshua Effinger officiating. Interment will follow at Reichert Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 2-4 pm at the funeral home.
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