Steve M. Stapleton
February 17, 1943 – August 27, 2020
Steve M. Stapleton, age 77, of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away August 27, 2020. He was born February 17, 1943, in Burnet, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry Steve Stapleton and Grace (Lynn) Stapleton. Steve is survived by his wife Dorothy (Voss) Stapleton, Daughters; Cassie Burns (Daniel), and Shawn Cooksey; and Son, Steve W. Stapleton (Becky), and 7 grandchildren. Sister Peggy Brown, Brothers; Clint Stapleton (Lynne), Clifton Stapleton (Penny), and Clayton Stapleton (Kacey). (Sister-in-laws) Jeraldine Carnes, Lugine Voss and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his beloved pet Lady Bird aka “Baby Girl.”
Steve served New Braunfels and Comal County for many years working in the New Braunfels Fire Department and then Comal County Sheriff Department. After retirement his passion was researching family histories as a genealogist not only for his own family but anyone who asked for help. Steve was a Life member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and an avid Ham Radio Operator (KA5UAO). The family wishes a special thanks to Dr. James Bartay and Dr. Mark Griederly and their staff for their loving care. Terry Lehman and wife for all the special care of doing things for Steve when he wasn’t able.
A Memorial Service is planned for Steve at 10:00 AM on September 26, 2020 at McQueeney Baptist Church, 201 Schumann Road, McQueeney, Texas 78123. Officiating will be Pastor Dale Jones. Due to the Covid-19 virus, social distancing will be observed and protective mask should be worn.
McQueeney Baptist Church
Steve M. Stapleton
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September 13, 2020
We've lost another one of our good ones. My heart goes out to Dorothy and to all of the close kin and buddies of Steve. Those of us who got to know him will never forget him. May he find comfort and peace in heaven.
September 5, 2020
My memories of Steve make me smile. I was blessed to be around the family during our younger years. I always felt love when I was with Steve. The last time I saw him was at his Mom’s funeral (I believe). Steve was in a wheelchair, but he still had a sweet smile. My condolences to the family.
September 4, 2020
I worked with Steve at the SO back when we only had 9 deputies. I worked permanent midnight shift patrol. This was back probably 1983. Steve was a guy everyone looked up to. He was a patient man and I learned a lot from him. He was always avaliable for questions when I needed answers. He will be missed by his SO group.
September 1, 2020
My condolences to the family. Steve worked for the Comal County Sheriff's Office when I started there in 1981. He was always friendly and helpful. Made a lot of calls together. There weren't but about 8 of us then. May he RIP.
August 29, 2020
So sorry to hear of Steve's death! May God be with you Dorothy at this difficult time. God Bless, Steve and may he rest in blessed peace!
Steve was a big help to me, while doing genealogy with the Hermann Voss families, and it is greatly appreciated!!