2017-12-01 / Obituaries

Stephen “Steve” Colley

Gaffney, S.C. — Stephen “Steve” Alexander Colley, 59, of 108 Vernon Street, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017.

Born in Spartanburg, he was the son of the late George E. Colley, Sr. and Grace Johnson Colley. He was employed by Boyd Corporation and of the Pentecostal faith. He loved the beach and the ocean, loved music and played bass guitar. He was an avid football fan, especially for the San Francisco 49ers.

Surviving are his fiancé, Julie Guyton of the home; two daughters, Jennifer Hembree and Erin Colley, both of Converse; a stepdaughter, Janel Duncan of the home; a brother, George Colley, Jr. and wife, Becky of Greer; a sister, Deborah Colley Lee and husband, Dale Childress of Gaffney; six grandchildren, Ivy Cannady, Chyna Hembree, Hunter Hembree, Grayson Exall, Isaiah Exall and Anna Exall; one great-grandchild, Lilli Emory. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Megan Alexander “Allie” Colley.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Blakely Funeral Home. Memorial services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Ashby Blakely officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Miracle Hill Ministries, 227 Henderson Street, Gaffney, SC 29341.

The family will be at the residence, 108 Vernon Street, Gaffney.

An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, S.C.

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