Steven Walter France
Steven Walter France, 73, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 in a local healthcare facility. He was a loving husband and devoted father, and was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He studied at the University of Virginia and was retired from a career in finance at BFC Capital. He was an avid horticulturist and loved flowers, particularly orchids. He also enjoyed track and field events, and was a fan of the Washington Redskins and his Virginia Cavaliers.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Quintie and Walter Powell; his parents, Grover France and Lois Barrett; and his Father-in-Law, James Eli Reno.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sheila France, his children, Major Tyler Cline of the US Army, and Cindy France of West Virginia; three grandchildren, Colt Chrisopher Cline, Riley Elizabeth Cline, and Kayla France; a sister, Linda Charvet (Harry); and a brother, Bobby Barrett; and his Mother-in-Law, Francis Bernice Reno. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A small private service was conducted at 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2023 in Birchwood TN. A white dove release ceremony and the playing of bagpipes concluded the service.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the France family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.