Lonnie Dale Stepp, 68, owner of Stepp Home Furnishings, passed away Jan. 1, 2020 at Mercy hospital in Oklahoma City. Son of the late, Russell Ezell Stepp and Myrtle Inez (Wright) Stepp, Dale was born May 17, 1951 in Duncan. He grew up in Ardmore and was a proud member Ardmore High School’s class 1969. He received his bachelor’s degree in education from Southeastern State University in 1973.
He was co-owner/owner of Durant Furniture Co. from 1976 to 1990, and the owner of Stepp Home Furnishings in Ardmore. In Dale’s spare time you could find him playing golf, watching his beloved Sooners, working crossword puzzles, cooking or spending time with his treasured grandbabies.
Dale is survived by two sons, Aaron Stepp and wife, Jennifer of Edmond, and Spencer Stepp of Ardmore; his four grandchildren, Raigan, Addison and Palmer Stepp and Carter Tate; his significant other, Marla Smith; a brother, Johnny Stepp and wife, Jeanne; nephew, Dustin Stepp and wife, Kris; brother-in-law, Curtis Green; nieces and nephews in Nashville, and Longmont, Colo., and many other extended family members in Oklahoma. In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Stepp and nephew, John Tyler Stepp Caskey.
Honorary Pallbearers: Steve Vaughn, Stan Kittrell, Chris Jones, Darrell Scott, John Dinwiddie, Kenneth Cheadle, Cole Craddock, and Jerad Wagner.
Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at the First Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Alton Fannin.
A time of visitation and support for family and friends will be Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home; where condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.
Service arrangements and Cremation-With-Care have been entrusted to Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.