Steven Ray Bristow
April 30, 1952 ‒ February 27, 2019
Steven Ray Bristow, age 66 of Marion, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Marion General Hospital.
Steve was born on April 30, 1952 in New Jersey, the son of the late Harold “Wayne” and Dorothy Lee (Doyle) Bristow.
Steve proudly served his country during the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Army, being stationed in Germany. After his honorable discharge, Steve worked as a truck driver and later as an associate at Lowe’s.
Steve loved the outdoors and some of his favorite times were camping at Indian Lake where he enjoyed boating and late night bonfires. He was also a sports enthusiast and enjoyed to bowl. In addition, he was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians. But above all, Steve will be remembered as a loving dad, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend.
He is survived by his children: Chris Bristow, Stephanie (Jeff) Sisson and Carrie Murphy; 10 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and siblings: Valerie (Daryl) Gates and Lisa (Mike) McClain.
A celebration of Steve’s life will be Sunday, March 3, 2019 at BlueFusion Entertainment, 1340 Mt Vernon Ave, Marion from 4PM to 7PM.
If so desired, donations may be made to Stephen J Chaney VFW Post 7201, 1614 Marion Marysville Rd. Marion, Ohio 43302.
The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be assisting the Bristow family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com