Franklin L. Steadman

May 25, 1945 - November 4, 2021

05/25/1945 - 11/04/2021

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday November 09, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Tuesday November 09, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Service
Tuesday November 09, 2021
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Additional Information:

Vigil Service

Cemetery
Wednesday November 10, 2021
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Service
Wednesday November 10, 2021
10:00 am
Cathedral of St. Joseph
1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-233-4121 | Directions

Franklin L. Steadman, 76, of Wheeling, passed away on November 4, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital of Wheeling, WV

He was born on May 25, 1945 to Clair and Frances (Burkle) Steadman in Wheeling, WV. Frank worked as a clerk for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Harry Steadman Sr.

Frank was an avid member of the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Name Society of St. Michael Church, and the American Legion. He also served in all functions for the Italian American Club and was a collector of antiques, specifically Wheeling memorabilia.

Frank joined the K of C Carroll Council 504 in 1964. He held all officer positions and had been on all of the committees, but most importantly he held the position of Grand Knight for many years. Frank joined Fourth Degree Charles Carroll Assembly 1185 in 1982, and served with honor as its Faithful Navigator for 25 years. He was State Treasurer, State Membership Director, and District Deputy #1 between 1982 and 2000.

Frank is survived by his wife of 45 years Stella, to whom he married on September 18, 1976, his son, Jeffrey L. (Meghan) Steadman of Canton, OH; his daughter, Jackie (David) Miller of Wheeling, WV, four grandchildren: Oliver, Marlee, Liam, and Jaelyn, his sister-in-law Jean Steadman, many nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Homes Elm Grove Chapel 154 Kruger Street Wheeling, WV 26003 on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and again from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

A vigil service will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm by the Knights of Columbus and Deacon Doug Breiding.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. A homily will be given by Deacon Doug Breiding.

Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery Wheeling, WV with full military rites by the Moundsville Veterans Memorial Squad.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Wheeling Heritage Fund at TMCFunding.com (click here)

Altmeyer Funeral Home – Wheeling Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Steadman family.

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Cathy Miller
10 months ago

At met Mr Steadman when I worked at the business at Wheeling Hospital. When he came in he would always chat for awhile. He spoke of his family the the times he shared with his granddaughter. Such a nice man. My deepest condolences to your family.

Larry Teufel
10 months ago

Very sorry to hear about Frank. He has been such a great friend and helper at St. Mike’s.I will be praying for healing for Frank’s family.

Sally & Chris Bowie
10 months ago

Stella, Jackie and family: Our prayers are with you at this time. Will miss seeing Frank at St. Michael functions. Such a nice and dedicated man. Sincerely, Chris and Sally

Janet & Alan Kendzierski
10 months ago

Stella—while it’s been many years since we’ve seen you & Frank we have never forgotten you; we’re so sorry to hear of his passing & are praying for you & your family

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
10 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Franklin I Steadman, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Veteran, Franklin I. Steadman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †