Funeral services for Steven Craig Compton, 59, Drury, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 3, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Compton died Friday, May 24, 2013, at his home.
He was born February 17, 1954, on Elgin Air Force Base at Fort Walton Beach, to Marvin Compton and the late Elsa Adkins Compton.
Mr. Compton was a veteran having served his country as a Navy Seal during the Vietnam War in the United States Navy. He continued to serve others as a Trooper in the Florida Highway Patrol and was a certified self-defense and firearms instructor. He retired from the Florida Highway Patrol in 2005 and moved to Missouri. Steve was an outdoors enthusiast who loved animals and was a certified horse trainer. On November 1, 1995, he was married at Trenton, Florida to Theresa Cantrelle. Mr. Compton was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
He was dearly loved and is survived by his wife, Theresa Compton, of the family home; three step-children, Angel Taylor and husband, Jim Winter Garden, Florida, Ann Hall and husband Andrew, Gentryville, Missouri and Ray Allen and wife, Heather, Hernando, Florida; four step-grandchildren, Michael Allen, Lindsay Roye, J.C. Taylor and Rayanna Taylor; his father, Marvin Compton, Tomball, Texas; one sister, Kay Overand and husband, Allan, Tomball, Texas; one niece Heather Powell and her son, Chance; and one step-niece, Jennifer and great nephew Skylar.
His mother precedes him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.