NORMAN — Stephen H. Taft was born Jan. 16, 1955, in Joplin, Mo. He passed away June 28, 2013, at home. He married Carlyon Leigh McClung on March 13, 1999. They have two children, Lexie and Harry Taft of the home. Steve also had two daughters, Stephanie Wesley and Gayleen Mancinas.
Steve was self-employed. He owned and operated a local towing service in Norman.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Community Christian School Gymnasium, 5300 N. Interstate Drive in Norman.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Argeline Hoyt; his uncle and aunt, Larry and Sue Oberlechner; and an uncle, Wayne Sutheland.
He is survived by his wife, children, sister, Brenda Joyce, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Norman Transcript, Friday, July 5, 2013