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Floyd H. "Babe" Steed

August 23, 1940 February 26, 2024
Floyd H. "Babe" Steed
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Floyd H. “Babe” Steed, age 83, of Belle Valley, Ohio, died Monday, February 26, 2024. He was born August 23, 1940, in Noble County, son of the late Floyd William and Dorothy Evelyn Kohut Steed. Floyd was a 1958 graduate of Belle Valley High School. He retired as an inspector for the former Mahle plant in Caldwell in 2009, and was founder and president of Noble Water Company, retiring in 2023. He was a member of the Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Belle Valley, for which he was caretaker for Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Belle Valley. As a child, Floyd was a standout baseball player for Babe Ruth baseball, and he was an avid Cleveland Guardians and Cleveland Browns fan. He coached colt and pony league baseball teams in Belle Valley and served as assistant coach for the Shenandoah Zeps baseball team. Floyd was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who set a good example for his family. He was a devoted man of faith.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two grandsons, Tyler J. Steed and Tony A. Steed; one sister, Florence J. Bartoletta; and two brothers, Ralph W. Steed and an infant brother.


Surviving are his wife, Audrey M. Mizik Steed, whom he married in November, 1979; his children, Tony A. (Joann) Steed of Caldwell, F. James (Gail) Steed of Belle Valley, Donna M. (John) Biedenbach of Sarahsville, Gary D. (Mel) Steed of Belle Valley, and Michael D. Steed of Belle Valley; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James F. (Dolares) Steed of Sarahsville and Charles J. Steed of Coal Ridge; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Friends may call Wednesday, February 28, 2024, from 3-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be observed Thursday, February 29th at 10:30AM at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Thomas Nelson as celebrant. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. 


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Feb

3:00 PM 2/28/2024 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/28/2024 8:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Thursday

29

Feb

10:30 AM 2/29/2024 10:30:00 AM
Corpus Christi Catholic Church

221 Main Street
Belle Valley, OH 43717

Corpus Christi Catholic Church
221 Main Street Belle Valley 43717 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

High Street
Belle Valley, OH 43717

High Street Belle Valley 43717 OH
United States
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