Ralph Q. Steadman, age 90, of E. Jamestown Rd., Jamestown passed away Thursday afternoon, September 23 , 2021 in St. Paul's Senior Living Community.

He was born in Geneva, PA on May 18, 1931 a son of Quinton and Grace (Crawford) Steadman. He was a 1949 graduate of Jamestown High School and served his country in the United States Army. On March 15, 1952 Ralph married the former Mary Lou Scobbie, she passed away October 18, 2020.

He was previously employed as a manager at Woolworth Stores for many years and was the owner/operator of Steadman's Party Shoppe in Jamestown for 42 years. He was the co-owner of H&S School Buses and multiple other businesses in the area with his partners Ray and Ruth Hebling.

He was a member of Jamestown United Methodist Church, Jamestown Lion's Club, New Castle Scottish Rites, and Adelphic F&AM #424. Ralph enjoyed golfing, mowing the field, had a love for all sports, and was a pilot.

He is survived by two sons, Doug Steadman and his wife Carol of Jamestown and Eric Steadman and his wife Hadara of Greenville; a daughter, Dawn Burnett and her husband Bill of Lake Placid, FL; 9 grandchildren, Amie Steadman, Madison Steadman, Elliot Steadman, Ryan Hall, Allison Hall, Breanna Jones, Kendra Phillips, Lisa Harnet, Annie Phillips and 21 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a son Kirk Steadman, and his brothers and sisters.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Inurnment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Jamestown United Methodist Church, 407 Depot St., Jamestown, PA 16134. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA.



  1. Brenda, Sara and Samantha Stevenson Brenda, Sara and Samantha Stevenson
    September 25, 2021    

    Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  2. Ed & Dixie Rhoades Ed & Dixie Rhoades
    September 25, 2021    

    Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to the Steadman family! Ralph was a good friend! RIP!

  3. Tom & Kim Hyde Tom & Kim Hyde
    September 25, 2021    

    So very sorry for your loss.

  4. Ken and Mary Lou Cowher Ken and Mary Lou Cowher
    September 25, 2021    

    So sorry for your loss

  5. Duane and Susan Humphrey Duane and Susan Humphrey
    September 25, 2021    

    Our deepest condolences to your family . Three generations , our parents, their “ kids” , and our children . We are like family . My sisters worked for them . Carol and Doug helped raise our kids . So many connections. Know you are in our hearts. Sue and Duane , Jen and Johnathan

  6. Trudy Hall Trudy Hall
    September 25, 2021    

    My deepest condolences. The entire community mourns with you.

  7. Anonymous Anonymous
    September 25, 2021    

    So sorry for your loss. I called Ralph before his birthday and we had a nice long visit, remembering our many golf outings throughout the years. Bill and Pat McElhaney

  8. Evangeline (Vangie) Miller Ceridan Evangeline (Vangie) Miller Ceridan
    September 25, 2021    

    My blessings and love for the family. I worked for Ralph and Mary Lou at the restaurant and babysat the kids for a few years. They treated me like family. I appreciated their guidance and friendship over the years. Rest in peace Ralph.

  9. Pam Nock Pam Nock
    September 26, 2021    

    Keeping you in my prayers

  10. Mike and Kathy Holcombe Mike and Kathy Holcombe
    September 29, 2021    

    Our deepest condolence to your family, keeping you in our thoughts and prayers!

  11. Mark and Patty Burford Mark and Patty Burford
    October 1, 2021    

    So sorry for your loss. Ralph was always so good to the kids when he drove for their games. Always let them stay on the bus and delivered the right to the door. Always knew they were safe when he drove.

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