Steven Shirley, 44, was born in Carmichael, California, to William and Azell Shirley. He married Marie Reichmuth-Shirley in 1998 and they made their home in Elk Grove, California.
He graduated from San Juan High School in Citrus Heights, California in 1985. He joined the U.S. Air Force as a Security Specialist and released from active duty in 1993 with an Honorable Discharge.
One of his many certifications as a Microsoft Certified Professional extends over 15 years after graduating from Heald Institute of Technology with the degree of Associate of Applied Science, Electronic and Networking Technology in 1995. Steve was an employee of Sutter Health the past 4 years as a System Engineer and prior to that was contracted to work at Sutter Health through Quest Media and Supplies.
Steve was known for his knowledge and passion for cars. His favorite hobby was his own 1967 Dodge Charger and was always happy to talk about it. As a tribute to Steve, if you would like to bring your pride & joy ride to his Service, there will be room to park safely.
He is survived by his wife Marie Reichmuth-Shirley, his parents William and Azell Shirley, his sister Linda (Scott) Wise, two nieces Kristina Craun and Sarah Wise, and a nephew Jason Wise. Other survivors include several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11am, November 10th at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park & Mortuary, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, California 95628.
Burial will be private another day, among immediate family.
In Lieu of flowers, you may donate to the
in his name.
Mailing address is: P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Virginia 22312
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