Richard Ray Steelman, Jr., 47, of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday (Sept. 12, 2019) at his residence. Richard was born on Feb. 29, 1972 in Huntsville, Ala., to the late Richard Ray Steelman and Sandy Steelman. He served in the United States Marine Corp and was a self-employed auto paint and dent repairmen. Survivors include his wife, Amanda Steelman; children, Brittany Steelman, Matthew Steelman, Madison McCormick and Chase McCormick; grandchild, Atlas Freeman; mother, Sandy Steelman, all of Fayetteville; sister, Christy (Ryan) Chamblee; nieces, Hannah and Emma Chamblee; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jerry and DeDra Baker; brother-in-law, Chad Baker; and grandfather-in-law and grandmother-in-law, Harold and Peggy Bradford. Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ley Jean officiating. Burial will follow in Stewart Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. on Sunday at Higgins. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.

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