Steven Michael Geary, 71, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at SSM Health St. Marys Hospital.
He was born February 10, 1947, in St. Louis, the son of the late Norman Joseph and Florence Ruby (Dillingham) Geary, Sr.
Steven earned his Juris Doctorate from Washington University, Masters of History from SEMO, Bachelors of Science in History from SEMO, was a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, and an accounting degree from Lincoln University.
Steven worked as an Associate General Counsel Consumer Affairs at the Division of Finance for 30 years. He also was a public school teacher in Sikeston teaching history and was a college instructor for Columbia College. He contributed his legal services to many people through the Samaritan Center in Jefferson City. In his spare time he wrote and published a book Fur Trapping in North America which had many accolades, and wrote several articles for sporting magazines and the Missouri Conservationist Magazine.
Steven was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, making fishing lures, fur trapping, coaching baseball for his sons Shawn and Jason, watching the St. Louis Cardinals, and outdoor activities.
Survivors include four children, Julie (David) Fortune, Madison, Alabama; Shawn Brice, Jefferson City; Jason (Nina) Geary, Holts Summit; Jes Scaevola, Tacoma, Washington; ;three grandchildren, Garrett Brice, Liam Geary, Eli Geary; one brother Norman (Annette) Geary, Jr., Ashland; one niece, Christina (Edward) Durril; one nephew, Charles Geary; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be 10-11:15 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home.
Graveside service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation, PO Box 366, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
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