Steeley James Eagle, age 83, of Cynthiana, KY, and formerly of Caney, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in the Johnson Mathers Nursing Home, Carlisle, KY, after an extended illness. He was born June 22, 1935 in Gray, KY, son of the late Robert L. and Fleeta Hollifield Eagle. He retired from Licking Valley RECC and later worked at KY Department of Correction as the Recreation Leader. He served in the US Army during the Korea War. He attended the Unity Christian Church, Cynthiana, KY. He was past master of the Masonic Lodge Greenville #655 F&AM. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one grandchild, six brothers and four sisters. Surviving is his wife Naomi Benton Eagle of Cynthiana, KY and their children, Theresa McCarty, Jerry & Vickie Eagle, Lewis & Angela Eagle all of West Liberty, KY. Fran & Chad Davis of Cynthiana, KY. Twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 1:00pm Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Adkins officiating. Burial in Benton Cemetery, Caney, KY. Visitation will be 11:00am Sunday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY. Pallbearers, Aaron McCarty, Craig McCarty, Jamie Keeton, Alex Eagle, Leslie Cecil, Haley Ross and Chad Davis.