PLEASANT RIDGE — Steven Bryant English, 66, of Pleasant Ridge, passed away on Nov. 11, 2021, at UK Medical after a short illness. Steve was born on Dec. 10, 1954, to the late Wallace and Louise Basham English. Steve was a family nurse practitioner at Ohio County Family Care, a flight nurse for UK and UofL Aeromedical. He enjoyed his Harley and playing bass guitar with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon English.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Rita Davis English; three children, Jeremy Shields of Tell City, Ind., Shawn Shields of Tavares, Fla., and Nikki (Kevin) Cooper, of Owensboro; a brother, John (Betty) English, of Versailles; five grandkids, Griffin Shields, Porter Shields, Alex Cooper-Phelps(Josh), Steven Cooper and Tyler Cooper; nieces and nephews, Brandon Taylor, Kevin English, Courtney (Aaron) Havill, Christopher English and Katelyn English.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Brother Chris Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Steve has dedicated nearly 40 years to the medical profession. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the ARDS Foundation. Visit ardsglobal.org for more information.
Online condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.