Frederick Steadman, 68, of Milton, Florida, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019.

 Frederick was born in Waycross, Georgia, and has lived in Pace since 1990. He was the sixth child of nine, born to the late Clyde and Agnes Steadman. He is a six year U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran; and later served twenty years as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy.  He was a member of the New Faith Church of the Nazarene in Pace, Florida.

Frederick is preceded in death by his father, Clyde L. Steadman; his mother, Agnes R. Mobley Steadman; his brother, Leon Steadman; his sister, Ada Long; his daughter, Mary Anne Farmer; and his son, Jeremiah Johns.

Frederick is survived by his wife of 31 years, Vickie A. Steadman, of Pace, Florida; sons, Daniel Farmer, J. Adam Johns, J. Jason Steadman, Christopher Steadman, Brandon (Ashley) Steadman, Kyle (Deborah) Steadman, and Dustin Steadman; brothers, Jimmy (Linda) Darsey, Donald (JoAnn) Darsey, and Berry (Tangela) Hampton; sisters, Alice Claxton and Millie Barrett; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Public viewing for Frederick Steadman will be held 6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2019, at New Faith Church of the Nazarene of Pace, with funeral services to follow at 7:00 p.m., with Pastor Eddie Harden officiating. Frederick will be buried at Barrancas National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019, with military honors, and Lewis Funeral Home of Milton directing.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Naval Hospital Pensacola, Sacred Heart Hospital, Kindred Home Health, Emerald Coast Palliative Care, and Covenant Hospice for the love and care given to their husband, father, and brother during his time of illness.

The family requests that memorial donations be made, in Frederick’s name, to the New Faith Church of the Nazarene, 5162 Avenida del Fuego, Pace, Florida 32571.

Lewis Funeral Home of Milton has been entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be left for the family at: or