Steve Deese


Steve Deese

Mr. James "Steve" Deese, 57, of Pageland, SC went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 8, 2011 under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Chesterfield County.

Mr. Deese is the son of the late David Finley and Margie Jo Doster Deese. He is predeceased by his sister, Kay Deese Laney. Mr. Deese graduated Magna Cum Laude from Furman University. He was a Vigil Honor of the Order of the Arrow. Mr. Deese was a computer system consultant for 35 years with Duke Energy. He was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Pageland as well as Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. Deese is survived by his wife, Ophelia Deese of the home, sons, Jamie Deese (Hayley) of Pageland, SC, Randall Deese (Jamie Lynn) of Pageland, SC, Jonathan Deese (Holly) of Pageland, SC, T.J. Boliver of Pageland, SC, brother, Mitchell Deese (Evelyn) of Monroe, NC, grandchildren, Jackson Deese, Gatlin Deese, McKinleich Deese, Dominic Deese, Amber Deese, and Meadow Deese.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Pageland, SC. The interment will follow at the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Sutton-Baumgartner Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to, Pee Dee Area Council – BSA, PO Box 268, Florence, SC 29520, Or Liberty Hill Baptist Church, PO Box 309, Pageland, SC 29728, Or Chesterfield Baptist, Association Mission Outreach, PO Box 96, Ruby, South Carolina 29741.