Reilly Henry Steeves, 87, of Boundary Creek, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Steeves Mountain, he was the son of the late Zenas and Dollie (Hicks) Steeves.
Reilly was a farmer raising beef cattle and pigs and also a dealer in horses and Tack Supplies. He farmed on the Salisbury Road for 50 years, then moved to Lower Mountain Road to take over his father's farm. Reilly loved to farm right up until his retirement in 2012. He liked to travel to the U.S.A. buying horses with his friend Joc Tilton and he also enjoyed touring the country side, especially Prosser Brook, and loved being with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Roberta (Fawcett); children, Marlene Scott (Rick), Shirley O'Blenis (Jeff) and Keith (Jillian); daughter-in-law, Debra Steeves; cherished grandchildren, Kate, Erik, Jamie, Nathan, Curtis, Mitchell, Natasha, Miranda, Zenas-Jordan; eleven great grandchildren; brother, Reid Steeves (Ruth); sisters, Joyce Steeves (Steadman), Nita Steeves, Stella Quartermain (Art), Eva Garnier (late Ernest); several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son, Brian; brothers, Raymond and Allen Steeves.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at the Salisbury Funeral Home(372-4800). A web-link to livestream the service will appear on the funeral home website on Monday, January 18 at 1 p.m. Interment at Fair Haven Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Driscoll Unit Extra Mural and the staff of the new Grass Home, Riverview.
If desired, donations to the Red Cross or the Shriners Hospitals for Children would be appreciated by the family.
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