Stephen W. Giett

June 12, 1950–December 3, 2019

Stephen Warren ‘Steve’ Giett, age 69, Joplin, passed away on December 3, 2019.

Steve was born June 12, 1950, to the late Jesse Warren Giett and Mary Francis Graves Giett Irick, and lived in the Joplin area all his life.

Steve worked for R.E. Smith Construction Company for over 47 years before retiring in 2013.  In retirement, Steve purchased a dump truck and started Aerohead Hauling of which he was very proud.

He loved the outdoors, nature, all sports, but especially NASCAR.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by a nephew, Ethan Scott Giett.

Steve is survived by his daughters, Amy Henderson and husband, Robert, Fayetteville, AR, Angela Afshari and husband, Phil, St. Louis, MO; sister, Cheryl Henning and husband Gerald, Joplin, MO; brother, Scott Giett and wife Teresa, Carthage, MO; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services are planned for Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Joplin Congregation of the Community of Christ, 1212 Goetz Blvd.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church.  Graveside services will be held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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