Steven Lynn Dees, 48, of Eldorado, Ill., died Friday, July 23, 2010, at Ferrell hospital in Eldorado, Ill.
Steve was born in Poplar Bluff on Feb. 18, 1962, to Paul Dees and Margaret LaRue. He was a carpenter and a construction worker by trade. He loved to ride bulls and was an avid outdoorsman. He was a member of the Illinois and Missouri Trappers Association.
Steve is survived by his mother, Margaret LaRue of Eldorado, Ill., and his father Paul Dees of Dexter; his brothers; Ken (Donna) Dees of Eldorado, Ill., and Brad (Samantha) Dees of Dexter, and a stepbrother, Corey Dees of Dexter; and one special nephew, Jamie Dakota Dees. Steve is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins.
Funeral services for Steve will be held Monday, July 26, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Wolf Creek Cemetery in Eldorado, Ill., with Rev. L.D. Jolly officiating, and burial will follow at Wolf Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday from 11 a.m. until service time at Watson Funeral Home.
The family requests memorials be made to the family.