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Steve Ray Adrian

June 8, 1961 — August 25, 2019

Steven Ray Adrian, 58, of Washington, died Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospital. Funeral services have been set for 10:30 AM Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Faith Baptist Church. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 12-7:00 PM with the family present from 2-4:00 and 5-7:00 PM at the Beatty Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Brighton. A memorial fund has been established for The Knights of Columbus and Faith Baptist Church.


Steve Ray Adrian was born on June 08, 1961, the son of Leonard and Gertrude (Nash) Adrian in Washington, IA. He attended and graduated from Washington High School. He was united in marriage to Brenda Carey on July 28, 1989 in Washington. Steve farmed his entire life and worked previously at Walmart Distribution Center, Wayne Feed for Continental Grain, and Fansteel.


Steve loved to tell stories and he knew no strangers. He enjoyed going to auctions and shopping at Orscheln. He loved spending time with his family. Especially taking his grandchildren for rides on the mule and tractor. He enjoyed a “good deal,” attending the Washington County and Iowa State Fair. A favorite past-time was watching The Weather Channel, and socializing with everyone.


Steve is survived by his wife Brenda, children; Brenden Carey, Brittanie Adrian (fiancé David Oolman.) Steffany (Duncan) Bell, Mackenzie Adrian (fiancé Kelly Stogdill) and Lyndsay Adrian, grandchildren; Mazie, Brysen, Nolan, and Everett, brothers; Jim Adrian and special friend Lynette, Bob (Nancy) Adrian, Dave (Toni) Adrian, and sister Linda (Dean) Wilson.


Steve was preceded in death by his parents and sister Nancy Adrian.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

11:00am - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Beatty Funeral Home Washington

107 S 15th Ave, Washington, IA 52353

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

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