Lemuel Steeples

Lemuel Steeples

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 14 Mar 1980 (aged 23)
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Burial Normandy, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Bethany Division, Block L, Section 28
Memorial ID 22495 · View Source
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Professional Boxer. He was the National Golden Gloves boxing champion in 1979 for the 139 pound weight class. That same year, he was also the Pan Am Champion in the 139 pound weight class (Sugar Ray Leonard won the same award in the same weight class in 1975.) As a member of the U.S. National Boxing team, Steeples was killed in a plane crash near Warsaw, Poland only a year later.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Added: 23 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22495
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lemuel Steeples (25 May 1956–14 Mar 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22495, citing Saint Peter's Cemetery, Normandy, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .