Arthur George “Art” Steinbaugh, Jr.

Arthur George “Art” Steinbaugh, Jr., 91, of Bill- ings, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. He was born March 24, 1928, in Billings, the son of Arthur George Sr. and Susanna Marie (River) Steinbaugh.
Steinbaugh proudly served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy.
He was united in marriage to his wife of almost 66 years, Juanita LaVerne McSpadden, on Aug. 29, 1953. They were long- time members of St. Joseph Catholic
Church in Billings. They were a farm- ing family and were proud of having one of the first blueberry farms in southwest Missouri. A hard worker, he was also employed with the Milk Market Administration as an auditor with the USDA for many years.
Steinbaugh was a more than 30-year volunteer at the Federal Medical Center in Springfield; and was also a longtime volunteer at the church food pantry in Billings.
He was preceded in death by a son, Terry Wayne Steinbaugh, on April 13, 2015; his parents; and a sister, Pauline Marek.
Steinbaugh is survived by his wife, Juanita; a daughter, Jeanette Kristek; four grandchildren, Jes- sica Kristek, Ethan Kristek, Kaleb Steinbaugh, and Nathan Steinbaugh; a great-grandson, Liam; a sister, Susanna Pinkley; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other extended family and friends.
A visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Meadors Funeral Home, Billings Chapel. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Billings. Burial, with military honors, will follow the service in the St. Joseph Cem- etery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Billings. Family and friends may share online condolences at www.meadorsfuner- alhome.com.

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