Stephen Hugh O’Neil was born in Auburn, Washington on May 3, 1952. He passed away on December 14, 2016 at the age of 64 after a brief illness, surrounded by family and friends.

He is survived by his wife and childhood sweetheart, Shelley Purser O’Neil, of Auburn; his sisters, Norva Sobotta (Albert) of Lake Tapps and Peggy Barton (Frank) of Auburn; his children, Terry Grubham of Spokane and Kate Grubham of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Tiffany (Jim) Holland of Mercer Island, Washington; his 3 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.