Billy Gene Steele was born on August 22, 1945 in Clarksville, Arkansas to Leo and Edna Tipton Steele. He passed away on December 5, 2021 in Clarksville at the age of 76. He was a proud United States Air Force Veteran.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Joseph E. Steele; his brother, Douglas Steele and his sisters, Faye Clayborn, Georgia Riley, Marie Johnson, Wanda Kramer.
He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl L. Perry of Hartman, Arkansas; his brother, Bob Steele of Coal Hill, Arkansas and his grandsons, Nick Perry of Hartman, Arkansas and Ian Park of Portland, Oregon.
Visitation is 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Friday, December 10, 2021 at the Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksville, Arkansas.
10 a.m., Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bob Steele. Burial will follow at Hartman Cemetery in Hartman, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Wesley Steele, William Perry, Nick Perry, Cody Keech and Thomas Gipson.