Steve A. Berkner

March 20, 1957April 26, 2013

Steve Allen Berkner, 56, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013. Funeral services and a celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Jelly officiating. The family will meet friends on Monday, April 29, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Arthritis Association Foundation, 2970 Peachtree Road, NW, Suite 200, Atlanta GA 30305.

Steve was born in Macon, Georgia to the late Jerry H. and Mary L. Berkner. He was a graduate of Central High School and was retired from Robins Air Force Base as a Fire Department Dispatcher after twenty five years of service. He attended First Evangelical Church and was of the Methodist faith. Steve was a member of the “Flag City Mustang Club” and raced at the Silverdollar Racetrack in Reynolds and enjoyed building and restoring Mustangs. He was a devoted and loving son, brother, and uncle.

He is survived by his siblings, Brenda (John) Wilkinson of Lizella, Jerry (Cindy) Berkner of Byron, Debra Leclair of Lizella, nieces and nephews, Scott (Lynn) Baker, Stephanie (Charles) Reeves, Chad (Sharon) Berkner, Wendy and Tracy Berkner, Joey and Jennifer Leclair, great nieces and nephews, Caden, Taylor, Jessy, Payton, Scott, Lacie, and Carson.

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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 30, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, April 29, 2013

Steve A. Berkner

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Donna Blaxton

May 4, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of Steve's passing.
My prayers for the family. I pray that his memory stays with you . May you find comfort and strength in each other and The Lord.

Jennifer Leclair

May 1, 2013

I miss You!

April 30, 2013

To a GREAT cousin ! , we had some really good times in the late 60's.
Racing to heaven - my friend , with a First Place Trophy
God Bless you - Greatly Missed
Ralph & Charlyene Long ( Lizella Ga.)

Brenda/Gary Matheny

April 30, 2013

Brenda/John Sorry to hear about your brother. We left Monday to return from Memphis, plan to attend his service. Thinking of you during this sad time.

Aurelia Woodard Simpkins

April 30, 2013

To the Berkner family for the loss of Steve. We all grew up in the same neighbor years ago. My prayers will be with you all through this difficult time.

william welker

April 30, 2013

Mr. steve would come down to advance auto parts on mercer university from time to time for parts i will miss you dearly take care my friend your in mustang heaven now your dreams will be endless.
advance auto parts #6117

Cassie Temples

April 30, 2013

Debra, my prayers, love, & condolences are with you & your family at this sad time. So sorry for your loss.

Linda Ball (Herron)

April 30, 2013

Debra I was so shocked to read about your little brother Steve. I remember him as a cute sweet little boy. Prayers for all the Berkner family.

Faye Holston

April 30, 2013

I was so surprised to learn of Steve's death. Brenda, you and all of your family are in my prayers. I pray for comfort, peace and strength for all of you. I am so very sorry.

Clare & Felton Tucker

April 29, 2013

Brenda, So sorry to hear about Steve. Your
in our thoughts and prayers.