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SK1 Floyd “Bear” Nelson Steiner

SK1 Floyd (Bear) Nelson Steiner

(March 17, 1946 – July 16, 2012)

Storekeeper First Class Floyd “Bear” Nelson Steiner, age 66, of Pensacola went home to be with the Lord on Monday, 7/16/12. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd Harold and Edna Brooks Steiner of Oxford, KS. His survivors are his children, Michael Floyd (Sherri) Steiner of Oklahoma; Richard Branden (Tonya) Steiner of Oklahoma; Ryan Matthew (Jessica) Steiner of Pensacola; Cassandrea Lynne (Ryan) Steiner-Lombard of California; and Charles Aaron Steiner of Pensacola; and 6 grandchildren: Tre’Taylor, Mike Steiner, Devan Taylor, Dayton Bogle, Alyssa and Mason Steiner. Floyd joined the U.S. Navy in 1967 and he was Honorably Retired from the Navy in 1990. He served in California; on the U.S.S. Ranger during Vietnam; in Naval Reserve Center, Wichita, Kansas; Naval Reserve Center, Pensacola, Florida; Naval Reserve Center, Portland, Maine; Reserve Active Duty Support Allowance (RADSA) Gulfport, Mississippi; Naval Reserve Center, Bessemer, AL. Floyd was employed at the Fleet and Family Support Center, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida where he immensely enjoyed his job helping military families. Floyd was a member of the American Legion, Post 400; Life Member of AMVETS Post 12, and a Lifetime Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 706. He was an avid dart player and was on several teams in Pensacola over the years and he enjoyed umpiring children’s baseball teams over the years. Memorial service to be held at Jay First Baptist Church, 14113 Alabama Street, Jay, FL on Tuesday, July 22nd at 6 p.m. and Internment service (with Honors) to be held at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola Naval Air Station on Wednesday, July 23rd at 1:15 p.m.

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