John Timothy Steeves

September 6, 2019 13 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend John Timothy Steeves.  He passed away suddenly on September 3, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of 60.  He was predeceased by his beloved mother Vivian Steeves, father Clarence Steeves, sister Sylvia and brother Allan.

He is survived by his loving family -  wife Theresa, son Daniel (Missy), grandson Emmett, brothers Pat Steeves (Myrna) of Lakeview, NS, Phil Steeves (Angela) of Lower Sackville, NS and Dan Steeves (Lorraine) of Kelowna, BC as well as a large loving extended family of nieces, nephews, in-laws and a cherished group of friends in Nova Scotia and Alberta.

John (Tim) grew up in Lakeview/Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia.  He attended Sackville High School in Lower Sackville, NS and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in Edmonton, AB where he received a first year apprenticeship award for highest overall achievement in his class. He was employed with Suncor Mine Equipment Maintenance in Fort McMurray, AB as Heavy Equipment Technician.  He was dedicated and committed to everything he did.

He was a passionate car enthusiast who loved watching drag racing. He enjoyed tinkering with his Chevy Nova and evening cruises with Daniel and Emmett.  John (Tim) was also an avid guitar player and passed along his love of music to his son and grandson.  He enjoyed spending time with his beloved wife Theresa and they were looking forward to spending more time together.

John (Tim) was a caring individual who always put his family first.  Nothing made him happier than spending time with his 4 year old grandson Emmett.  Papa Tim was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

We loved him so much and will keep his memory in our hearts.

Celebration of Life
11:00AM Saturday, September 14, 2019
J A Snow Funeral Home
339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

  1. I’ve had the privilege of working with John for the past 8yrs in the truck shop at Suncor. John was always eager to help in any situation and always with a smile, words of encouragement and a thumbs up!!!! He will be greatly missed by all who knew and worked by his side. John was a great man an J shift union brother! Rest easy John!

  2. My sincere condolences to the family and everyone who knew John. I will miss that cheerful Good Morning or Hi how Ya Doing. It was an honor to know John for 6 years. I’m never stuck for words until now.God Bless. May strength be on your side through this tough time.

  3. Going to miss on the bus buddy. I’ll promise to save your seat for ya. Take care old friend.

  4. Theresa, our hearts break for the loss of Tim. He was a kind and gentle soul in every instance we’ve had the pleasure of spending time with him over the past 12 years. There was never a conversation with Tim when he wouldn’t mention something about you or the family. It was clear how much you meant to him and we hope you find strength and comfort in the warm memories that will remain eternal. Know that we are here if you need us.

    Our deepest condolences,

    Freida, Don and Alexa

  5. I miss you Tim. Of all of us Steeves boys, you were the Prince. I can’t believe your gone. It’s tough.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of this unexpected loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and know that if you need anything you can contact me.

  7. I will miss you every single day my amazing uncle Tim. I miss you so much, I love you a lot uncle Tim, May you rest in piece.
    Love always Kelly Steeves( niece)

  8. Tim glad you were my brother; you will always be in my heart.
    You will be greatly missed,
    Love for ever brother Pat
    Rest in piece brother Tim

  9. My uncle Tim was an awesome;loving;caring person,
    you will be greatly missed;
    I love you uncle Tim,
    Love always ( niece Kelly steeves)
    Rest In Peace uncle Tim

  10. My deepest condolences to you Theresa and the rest of your family. John was a true close friend to me. Never would he say a bad word about anyone. He was well respected and admired amongst his peers. We always looked forward to seeing each other. He will be truly missed!!

  11. Theresa, we never had the pleasure of meeting Tim. Our hearts go out to you and everyone who loved him. This is a huge loss. Though our words can do little, we hope our thoughts and prayers will support you and your family at this difficult time.

    Frank & Carla Fabiano

  12. Theresa, our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We are here for you if there’s anything you need.

  13. My sincerest condolences to all the family and friends of Tim, I never had the pleasure of meeting Tim but heard so much about him through his brother Dan and sister-in-law, Lorraine. Fly with the angels Tim! I wish everyone all the strength needed at this sad time.

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