Steven Leo MASINELLI
May 23, 1948 – October 5, 2021
Steven Leo Masinelli, 73, of Memphis TN, born May 23, 1948, in Litchfield IL, died Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Allenbrooke Nursing Home in Memphis TN. Favorably known as Big Steve, he will always be remembered as a funny, genuine and a caring person. He was happiest being the center of attention with his wise-guy comments. He will be missed dearly... Steve graduated from SIUE with a bachelor’s in communications and worked in sales throughout his professional life. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War and over the years lived in Illinois, Texas, Georgia and Tennessee. He was preceded in death by: Father, Leo Masinelli; Mother, Jean Masinelli; Brother, Rod Masinelli; Brother, Terry Masinelli and his best friend, Len Scheibal. He is survived by his Son, Paul Masinelli; Brother, Mike Masinelli; Sister, Linda Masinelli; and Sister-in-Law, Judy Masinelli. Many relatives of The Asher and Masinelli Family. The family would like to express their appreciation to the Staff and friends at the St. Louis VA Medical Center - John Cochran Division and Jefferson Barracks; the Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis TN and to the Schneck, Hosto and Buesser families for their support. We are working on getting the funeral planned and will provide an update with that info as soon as we have it.