Richard “Ric” Dee Steel, 42, a longtime resident of El Paso, died on March 13, 2000.
He was born December 3, 1957, at Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico. He was a member of the Fayetteville High School class of 1976 and served in the Air Force at the rank of Senior Airman.
Survivors included his mother, Ethel Lawson; his brothers Gordon and Dr. Samuel Steel; his sister Carol Shepherd; and his uncles, Samuel Steel and Judge McFee. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. James A. Steel, and his brother Jimmy Steel.
Graveside services were held at Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Section M, Site 2671, El Paso, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sierra Hiking Club of El Paso, Texas.