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Rolf Griffin Steadman

January 19, 1937 ~ June 9, 2017 (age 80)

Mr. Rolf Griffin Steadman, 80, of Rome died June 9, 2017 at a local hospital.

Mr. Steadman was born in Rome, GA, on January 19, 1937, the son of the late Boyce G. Steadman and Ruth E. Godfrey Steadman. For a number of years Mr. Steadman owned and operated a construction business, building custom homes in Rome and Floyd County. The president of Citizens Federal and Home Federal Savings and Loan called Mr. Steadman the “Old Maid Builder of Rome”. During 1968, Mr. Steadman established Steadman’s Sales Company and with the help and cooperation of his wife, Christie, and Hardware Stores, Discount Houses and Sporting Good Stores, Steadman’s Sales Company grew into a very successful enterprise. He enjoyed traveling and being in the main stream of the firearms and sporting goods business. Steadman’s Sales Company was his most treasured accomplishment. In addition to his parents, Mr. Steadman was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey Lynn Steadman and Robin Steadman and his former father-in-law and mother-in-law, Johnny and Doris Corbett.

Survivors include a son, Gregory Keith Steadman of Rome; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan Elaine and Mark Floyd of Rome; his grandchildren, Christina Floyd, Kayleigh Steadman White, Amanda Steadman, Laura Kate Steadman Green, Corbett Floyd, Carson Floyd and Jeremy Steadman; his former wife, Christie Corbett Steadman of Rome.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Oaknoll Chapel with The Reverend Mark Floyd officiating. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 5:00 pm until the service time.

Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mr. Steadman, please visit www.oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
June 13, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2542 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
June 13, 2017

7:00 PM
Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2542 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165


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