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“So many great memories shared at City Hall and chats even of your friendship with my departed son Dante'! You rest now Dear Steve and know you were...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Jones - Battle Creek, MI

“My mom just told me about Steve's passing. I'm so sorry to hear about this. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Carla (Burrill) Gillespie - MI

“Kenny, Jeanetter, Dave and Dan, I was in shock when Dennis called to let me know Steve had passed. Steve will be missed by all that knew him. Stacey...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Stacey Miller - HOWELL, MI

“My heart breaks for you all : Kenny, Jeanette, David, Danny and my lifelong friend Carol. Steve was a very sweet person and I am sure he is pain...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Cheryl Southern - Battle Creek, MI

“I had the privilege of working with Steve at City Hall. He always had a smile and happy greeting when delivering mail or paper supplies. A heart that...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Denise Rust - BATTLE CREEK, MI

“I am so sorry to hear about Steve's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Dorothy Keagle - FL - Friend

“Steve was one of our crew growing up on Woodward Ave. We always played touch football in the street etc, usually led by his older brother Dave. We...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Calderone - Woodcliff Lake, NJ

“I am so sorry for your loss.I was thinking of when I first met Steve. It was in kindergarten. It seems like we had the same teachers for most of...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Alesa (Baker) McFall - MI

“So sorry for your loss. I met Steve while working for BCPD. He was always a good friend to chat with when he came to the station during his mail...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda Jimenez - Battle Creek, MI

“So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Steve at City Hall ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Jackie Grant - Battle Creek, MI

“I am so sorry. He was such a great person to work with. He has been missed since he left the city. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Penny Hepler - Battle creek, MI

“" THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS " for all of Steve's family. So sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Steve Mapes - Dowling, MI

“I am so sorry to see that Steve has passed. Our paths crossed often growing up in the same neighborhood and both of us working for the City. We...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Barb Connelly Walters - MI

“Remember Steve the most from the old cub scout meetings. I would run into him every now and then at the post office picking up the mail for the city...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Lepper - Battle Creek, MI

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Steven William Burkhead, age 59, of Battle Creek passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. He was born in Battle Creek on October 9, 1960, the loving son of Kenneth and Jeannette (Corkins) Burkhead and graduated from Battle Creek Central High School. Steven furthered his education at Ferris State University and worked for many years with the City of Battle Creek.

Steven is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Jeannette Burkhead of Battle Creek; and two brothers, David "Dave" Burkhead of Lansing and Daniel "Dan" (Lisa) Burkhead of Las Vegas, Nevada. He was an avid U of M football fan, and enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing pool, going to the casino, and spending time with his family and friends.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial gathering will be held later in the year when it is safe to gather again. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, would be appreciated. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Steven may be placed at