Stephen W. Sterrett

Stephen W. Sterrett, 58, of Brazil, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, November 10, 2015 following a long battle with cancer.

He was born in White County, Indiana January 31, 1957, the son of James and Anna (Pearson) Sterrett. Steve graduated from Twin Lakes High School with the class of 1975. Four years later he graduated from Indiana State University with a double major in Chemistry and Mathematics. He earned his MBA from ISU several years later. Steve worked for Glas-Col, in Terre Haute, for 36 years and has been serving as their president since 1998.

In his free time he enjoyed spending time with his family, playing golf, bowling, playing tennis, camping, playing softball and watching sports of all kinds.

He married Tammie Jarvis on November 27, 1982. Together they raised two daughters: Angie and Elise. They had been members of the Carbon Baptist Church for many years where he had been serving as deacon.

He is preceded in death by his father James Sterrett and a sister-in-law: Debbie Sterrett.

Steve is survived by his wife Tammie Sterrett of Brazil; two daughters: Angie Sterrett of Santa Cruz, California and Elise Capicik and husband Kyle of Madison, Wisconsin; a granddaughter Stella Joy Capicik; his mother: Anna Scripter of Burnettsville, Indiana; three brothers: Jim Sterrett and wife Sue of Wolcott, Indiana, Jeff Sterrett and wife Cathy of Idaville, Indiana, and Rex Sterrett of Burnettsville, Indiana; a sister: Lori Weida of Burnettsville, Indiana as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.

Services will be at French Funeral Home, 421 East National Ave, Brazil, Indiana 47834, Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 1:00pm. Burial will follow at Wesley Chapel, in Clay County, Indiana. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Saturday, from 10am until time of services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carbon Baptist Church Building Fund 14100 North Murphy Road, Carbon, Indiana 47837. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.