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Steven Wayne Grundon

April 3, 1961 December 10, 2016
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Steven Wayne Grundon, 55, of Mount Carmel, IL passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at his sister’s residence. Steven was born on April 3, 1961 in Mount Carmel the son of Wayne and Ruth Ann (Brown) Grundon. He was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School, Class of 1979 and Wabash Valley College, Class of 1988 where he earned a degree in telecommunications.

Steven faithfully served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He attended Missile and Munitions Center of Schooling where Steven was awarded a certificate for his academic excellence in Ammunition Storage Specialist on February 20, 1980 in Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. He was honorably discharged in 1982 as a Corporal followed by three years as a reserve. Steven had a love for photography and he owned and operated Pictureman Studios in Nashville, TN. He retired as a cross country truck driver. Steven was a member of the Church of the Original Creator. He will be missed by his family and friends.

Steven will be remembered by his two sons, Zachariah Armstrong of IN and Zachary Grundon of TN; daughter, Chelsea Heibeck-Grundon of Olney, IL; sister, Cheryl Walters of Mount Carmel; brother, Robert (Cindy) Grundon of Olney, IL; nieces, Rachel (Casey) Dawson of Mount Carmel, Alexa and Emma Grundon of Olney, IL; and ex-wife, Theoplia of TN.

Steven was preceded in death by his parents; paternal grandparents, Thomas V. and Ivalu A. Grundon; maternal grandparents, George A. and Veda Viola Brown.

In keeping with Steven’s wishes, he will be cremated and his ashes will be scattered on the Grundon family farm on April 3, 2017. Memorial contributions can be made in Steven’s memory to the American Cancer Society, Southern Region, 4503 W De Young, Ste 200C, Marion, IL 62959.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Steven’s tribute wall and leave online condolences for the Grundon family, please visit
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