Joe Blair Steen
December 22, 1929 – November 1, 2018
Joe Blair Steen was born in Emhouse, TX, and died in Santa Clara, CA. He was preceded in death by parents Mr. and Mrs. Evridge I. Steen, of Corsicana, TX, and brother Cosby E. Steen. A POW veteran of the Korean War, he graduated from Corsicana High School and attended Baylor University and University of Texas. A former resident of Juneau and Anchorage, AK, Mr. Steen was a Professional Engineer and managed large-scale civil/structural projects in Alaska and abroad. He enjoyed singing and playing his guitar and recounting stories of his childhood and life’s adventures. Most of all, he enjoyed family and friends, and had a way of making everyone have fun and feel special. He is survived by his wife, Norma Steen, his daughters Bobbi and Elaine Steen, grandchildren Elizabeth Steen and Troy Cummings; great grandchildren Ashton and Niekka Cummings, and great-great grandchildren Gage and Carson Cummings; stepchildren Arlene, Sharon, Sheila, Sander and Alene, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom love and miss him greatly. Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM on Friday, 9 Nov 2018 at Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary, and funeral service at 10 AM, on 12 Nov 2018, at Oak Hill Cemetery in San Jose, CA.
- Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
- Final View Monday, November 12, 2018
- Burial Monday, November 12, 2018