Samuel E. Steele Sr., Age 81, of Nashville TN died on December 10, 2017. Mr. Steele was employed by the State of Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his father John B. Steele, mother Madie Spiva Steele and daughter Lisa Steele. He is survived by his wife of 34 years Jo Ann Steele, children Debra Luther (Berry), Barbara Steele, Sammy Steele (Laura) and granddaughters Janie Polheber (Brandon), Shauna Seagle, Allison Steele and great- grandson Cade Polheber. A memorial service will be held at Perry Heights Church of Christ in Donelson TN on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. preceding the service.