ELIDA — Steven William Sousley, 51, of Elida and formerly of Hardin County, died at 5:37 a.m., Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born Apr. 29, 1967 in Lima Memorial Hospital, the son of Paul L. and Doris I. (Wright) Sousley who preceded him in death.

He is survived by his fiancé, Lisa Lonsway of Elida, and her family: Tony (Jennifer) Lonsway of Oregon and their daughter, Rylee; his siblings: Linda Nelson of Lima, Jim (Lisa) Sousley of Clearwater, Florida and Jeanine (Emory Leiss) Paintin of Quincy; nieces and nephews: Rene Sousley of Tucson, Arizona, Dawn (Matt) Longbrake of Anna, Brian (fiancé T.K. Hentze) Roberts of Lima and Eric (Mindy) Sousley of Alger.

He is also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, John Nelson.

Steven was employed at Rent All Mart in Lima. He attended Apollo and graduated from Ada High School. He enjoyed his saltwater fish aquariums and was a member of the Buckeye Reef Club. He would talk to anyone and enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle.

Memorial services will begin at 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, Lima.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com