July 18, 2019

Lawrence Stephen “Steve” Kelsoe

Lawrence Stephen “Steve” Kelsoe

Lawrence Stephen “Steve” Kelsoe, 62, of Taylorsville, passed away at his residence on July 3, 2019.

He was born to the late Kermit Kelsoe and Joyce Barnes Hodge. Steve served in the U.S. Army from 1977 until 1980 and was last stationed at Fort Richard, Alaska. He worked in the shipping department in the furniture industry.

Those left to cherish the memories of Stephen include three sons, Brandon Kelsoe of Washington, Cody Kelsoe of Alaska, and Wesley McVey of Tennessee; a daughter, Shontele Daugherty of Texas; stepfather, Millard McCoy, and mother, Joyce Hodge; eight siblings, Martha Rogers of Taylorsville, Mary Coleman of Mt. Ulla, Karen Price of Hickory, Sandy Fox of Granite Falls, Charles, Bertis and George Kelsoe, all of Taylorsville, and Michael Hodge of Hickory.

A service honoring Stephen will be held on Saturday, July 13 at Alexander Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. National Guard will provide honors. Inurnment will be with the family at a later date.

The family is not accepting flowers, but memorials may be sent to the Lawrence Stephen Kelsoe Memorial Fund, PO Box 40, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.

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