Jerry Wayne Steelman, 70, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at CaroMont
Regional Medical Center. He was born on June 13, 1949, in Gaston County to the late
Gwyn R. and Mary Picklesimer Steelman.
Jerry was a proud veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam War and was
awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a member of Restoring Hope
Foursquare Church, Dallas. Jerry retired from Duke Power.
He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend. He loved the Lord with
all his heart.
Left to cherish his memories is his wife Sharon Parker Steelman; sons Tim Steelman and
wife Kim of Marion, John Steelman and wife Sheba of Lincolnton, Jason Parker and wife
Lisa of Gastonia, and Jeff Parker and wife Cindy of Gastonia; sisters Judy Williams of
Lincolnton, Becky Smith and husband Gary of Bessemer City, and Sandy Hayes and
husband Kenneth of Sherills Ford; grandchildren Savannah, Houston, Wes, Shelby,
Austin, and Kendall.
Jerry will lie in state from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Restoring
Hope Foursquare Church, Dallas.
Jerry’s funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Restoring Hope
Foursquare Church with Pastor Cameron Bryson and Rev. Harry Davis officiating.
Graveside service at Hardin Baptist Church Cemetery will be private