Everett Eugene "Archie" Stepp

January 3, 1953 ~ July 6, 2021 (age 68)


Everett Eugene “Archie” Stepp, 68, of Hamilton, passed away at 4:38 PM Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Archie was born January 3, 1953, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of William Edward and Melicent Irene (Inman) Stepp.  He served in the United States Navy receiving his Honorable Discharge after four years of service.  On August 29, 1992, he was united in marriage to Caroline Elaine Reidner in Warsaw.  After military service he went to work for Henniges Automotive in Keokuk.  He worked there forty-three years retiring in 2018.  Archie enjoyed fishing, hunting and riding his four wheeler.  He later enjoyed sprint cars and spending time on his computer.  He loved Dr. Pepper and spending time with his grandchildren.

Archie is survived by his wife, Caroline Stepp, of Hamilton; children, Nancy (John) Martin of Carthage, Jerry (Theresa) Smith of West Point, Illinois, Jay (Bobbie) Jones of Fountain Green, David Jones and Brandie Martin of Hamilton; sixteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; and three sisters, Irene Contrell of Belt Buckle, Tennessee, Diane (Steve) Reed of Wayland, Missouri and Darlene (John) Search of Macomb.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Eldon, Chuck and Donald; one sister, Shirley Tripp; and a son-in-law, Roger Martin.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, July 12, 2021, at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage with burial to follow in Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage.  Visitation will be held Sunday evening at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage from 5:00 – 8:00 PM.  Memorials may be directed to the family of Everett Stepp.  Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.

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July 11, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

Funeral Service
July 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

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