US Marine Corps

Joseph Steven Pingleton

February 13, 1951 ~ November 22, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old


Joseph Steven Pingleton, know as Steve, passed away on November 22, 2022, at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia. A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 28, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Wortham Cemetery. 

Steve was born on February 13, 1951, in Limestone County, Texas.  He served his country in the United States Marine Corps.  He liked talking to people and was known to pick on them from time to time. He enjoyed working on projects, fixing things and working in the yard.  He loved his wife and family very much and made sure they were taken care of.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents Bennie & Bertha Morrow, brothers, Willard Bosley, Tommy Dabney and stepson, Adam Villa. Survivors include his wife, Lois (Dee) Pingleton of Mexia; daughters, Angie Villa of Mexia and Stephanie; stepson, Ernest Villa of Topeka, Kansas; brother, James Dabney & wife, Sue of Mexia; sisters, Datha Ledbetter of Petersburg, Texas and Sue Morrow of Mexia, Texas; step-grandchildren, Segan Lee, Kaitlyn Wilson & husband, Bradley and Addie Jo Villa; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Dabney Jr, Bennie Murphy, Johnny Drews, Jodi Drews, Robert Hernandez and Terry Adams.

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Graveside Service
November 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Wortham Cemetery


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