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Steve Alan Rummel, age 42

Steven Alan Rummel, 42, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on September 26, 2021. He was born December 19, 1978 to Larry and Becky Rummel.

Steve served as a city council member of Ward. He was employed by Union Pacific Railroad and Union Member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 325. As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, boating, and weather forecasting. As a machinist, he enjoyed working on cars. He loved calling the Hogs and spending time with his loved ones.

He is preceded in death by his mother Becky Rummel; grandparents Jesse and Betty Maddox, and Carl Edward Rummel SR., and Edna Ziegler Rummel.

He is survived by his Wife Nicci Rummel; son Nathan Rummel; daughters Kalee (Nick) Davis, and Sara Rummel; father Larry Rummel; Sister April Rummel; brother Michael (Emily) Rummel; and a host of family and friends.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Baptist Health for the level of care he received the last two months.

A visitation will be held Thursday September 30, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas. A funeral service will be Friday October 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Live video feed will be available at A Natural State Funeral Service Facebook page.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2060 W Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.


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  • Kit and Sheena Carson Posted September 28, 2021 6:27 PM

    Prayers God fills your home with peace and comfort at this time. We are so sorry for your loss. No amount of words can understand what your feeling, just remember you will be in our prayers.

  • Mark and Rose Brooke Posted September 28, 2021 7:29 PM

    Prayers for the family. May God’s peace and tender comfort you during this time and the days ahead.

  • Jenilee Griffin Posted September 28, 2021 7:58 PM

    I am deeply saddened to hear of your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers in that you will find peace and comfort.

  • Sharon Woodell Posted September 28, 2021 9:04 PM

    Keeping you and your family in my prayers May God give you comfort as you make your way thru this journey

  • Brett and Crystal Busby Posted September 28, 2021 11:14 PM

    Im so very sorry to hear of steves passing. He fought hard for so long!! Prayers to nicci and kids and his extended family. Steve was such a nice guy!

  • Salem Posted September 28, 2021 11:39 PM

    I always knew him as Steven in elementary.. or later in football we called him “Rummel” — I remember always liking him as a person even if we didn’t hang out much. We were classmates who got along well. He seemed to be pretty down to earth – he helped me with some plays in football after I clearly hadn’t been paying attention for weeks. Definitely a good guy and I know he’ll be missed by many. RIP Brother

  • Michael and Juanita Williams Posted September 29, 2021 7:16 AM

    We will continue to pray for your family in the years to come. Steve was always so proud of his wife and his kids.

  • Chasity Scott Posted September 29, 2021 12:10 PM

    Steve, buddy, you will be missed. Dear family, Steve always spoke so highly of his wife and children. All of you was his whole world. I can’t imagine the pain you all feel. My deepest condolences to you during this time. Big hugs your way. May God blanket you with strength and comfort. Continue to praise God.

  • Cynthia Johnson Posted September 29, 2021 12:22 PM

    I pray sweet peace and comfort from our God for all of you now and in the days to come.

  • Sue Payne Posted September 30, 2021 12:57 PM

    Larry, I want to offer my condolence on the loss of Stephen. I will be thinking about you and your family and praying for God to comfort you during this time Your next door neighbor.

  • Chad and Jamee Beard Posted September 30, 2021 1:11 PM

    Prayers for you all. May God give you comfort and healing in the days to come. We are sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences. God bless you all.

  • Ken and Barbara Stout Posted October 2, 2021 4:13 AM

    Our thought s and prayers are with you and your family.

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