School 21

Roy Marvin Steffen

June 2, 1931 ~ August 4, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Roy Marvin Steffen, a beacon of wisdom, thoughtfulness, and practicality, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2023. Born on June 2, 1931, Roy lived a fulfilling life marked by dedication to service, love for sports, and an enduring passion for music.

Roy's professional journey was as dynamic as it was rewarding. He spent the majority of his career as a school teacher, impacting the lives of countless students with his wisdom and patience. Beyond the classroom, he also displayed his leadership skills on the field, coaching both football and baseball teams. His inspirational coaching style was cherished by many budding athletes who still fondly remember his wise words and thoughtful guidance.

Outside of his professional life, Roy was a man of many talents. He was a very good handyman, with a knack for fixing things around the house and an exceptional ability to work on cars. This skill not only served his own needs but also benefited his community, as he was always willing to lend a hand to those in need.

In addition to his professional and handyman skills, Roy was deeply committed to service. He contributed countless hours as a volunteer at the local food bank, ensuring that everyone in his community had access to nutritious food. His selflessness and dedication to the well-being of others were a testament to his kind and generous heart.

Roy was a lover of both gospel and country music, finding solace and joy in their melodies. He was also an avid sports fan, with a particular fondness for football and baseball. His support for the Padres and Chargers was unwavering, and he could often be found cheering them on from his living room or from the stands.

Roy Marvin Steffen was a man who led by example, demonstrating through his actions the power of wisdom, the importance of thoughtfulness, and the value of being handy. He was a pillar of his community, a mentor to many, and a friend to all. His passing leaves a void that will be impossible to fill, but his legacy will live on in the hearts and lives of those he touched.

In remembering Roy, we celebrate a life well-lived, a life of service, and a life that touched so many. His memory will forever be a reminder of the impact one person can make, and his spirit will continue to inspire all who knew him.

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August 23, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Good News Missionary Baptist
4106 Swift Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104

Funeral - Service
August 23, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Good News Missionary Baptist
4106 Swift Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104


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