Obituary: Steven Wayne Pemberton

May 31, 1953 – June 16, 2022

Steven Wayne Pemberton, 69, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022, at his residence.

Born May 31, 1953, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Winfred J. “Wink” and Juanita M. (Tow) Pemberton.

Steve was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.  He retired from the GM Central Foundry in Bedford and was a member of the UAW Local 440.  He also worked as a gunsmith.  Steve was an avid outdoorsman and hunter, having traveled many places for big game hunting. He also loved spending time at the river fishing.

Surviving are his siblings, Danny (Jonna) Pemberton of Mitchell and Anita Pemberton of Springville; nephew, Alan W. Pemberton of Mitchell; niece, Lisa Pemberton-Fish of Bedford; and three great-nieces and one great-great niece

His parents and great-niece, Anna Fish, preceded him in death.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, in the Memorial Chapel at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Dwight Dunbar officiating.  Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.  Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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