Steven D. Fridley, 33, of Swoope, Virginia, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021, at his residence.
He was born January 13, 1988, in Augusta County, the son of Frances Fridley. Mr. Fridley was a 2006 graduate of Buffalo Gap High School. He was employed with Blue Ridge Lumber Yard in Goshen where he worked as a laborer.
Steven loved playing his guitar, camping, fishing, drawing, and hanging out with his friends and family.
He is survived by his mother, Frances Fridley of Craigsville; two brothers, William M. Burke of Goshen, Chris Miller of Craigsville, Virginia; his grandmother, Helen L. Burke of Goshen; his grandfather, Frankie Bowden of August Springs, Virginia; a special cousin, Cody Berry; and numerous other cousins, uncles and aunts who loved him very much.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Bowden; his grandparents, Tisha Fridley, James Fridley, and Sylvia Bowden; a special uncle, James Fridley with whom he loved to play pool; a special aunt, Dorothy Burke who he enjoyed playing dice with and could always strike up a good conversation with him.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at the Craigsville Funeral Home with Pastor Pam Campbell officiating. Interment will be in the Craigsville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
We loved you Steven. Melissa will always love you you was her love for life. You will always be in our hearts.
Our Prayers are with the family!
Rest in peace Steven…May god be with our family and with your family at a time like this..You will never be forgotten no matter where you was the life of the party you always put a smile on everyone face…my prayer are with the families who shared ur love an blessings that you gave to many lives.. FLY HIGH CUZ
Steven You Will Truly Be Missed You Will Never Be Forgotten. I Know I’m Not Supposed To Ask Questions But Only God Know’s Why He Needed Another Angel But I Wasn’t Ready For You To Go. My Heart Is Shattered In So Many Pieces Not Only Was You My Nephew But A Brother To Me. You Could Of Talked To Me About Anything And I Would Of Listen You Always Say You Get Me You Know What I’m Talking About. Last Time I Saw You Was Saturday Dec 4 Cody Party So Happy That Smile On Your Face Made Me Happy To See. Cody Will Miss You So Much Your His Favorite Cousin Like You Told Him You Was To Him. We Love You So Much And We Going To Miss You Like Crazy. RIP Brother Until We Meet Again♥️
STEVEN YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED. MY HEART IS SHATTERD IN SO MANY PIECES RIGHT NOW KNOWING YOUR GONE. IM NOT SUPPOSED TO ASK ONLY GOD KNOW’S WHY. HE NEEDED ANOTHER ANGEL BUT I WASN’T READY FOR YOU TO GO. YOU WHERE MORE LIKE A BROTHER TO ME INSTEAD OF A NEPHEW. YOU ALWAYS TOLD ME YOU CAN TALK TO ME BECAUSE I GOT WHAT YOU WAS SAYING. I REMEMBER THE DAY I ASKED YOU TO COME UP AND WATCH CODY FOR ME WHILE I HAD TO WORK YOU SAID O BOY I GET TO SPEND A NIGHT WITH AUNTIE WE ANIT DONE THAT IN A LONG TIME YOU SAID. LAST TIME I SAW YOU WAS SAT AT CODY BIRTHDAY PARTY YOU WAS SO HAPPY AND SMILING I’LL NEVER FORGET THAT SMILE. CODY SAID YOU WAS HIS SPECIAL COUSIN AND SO DID YOU HE WILL ALWAYS KEEP YOU IN HIS HEART AND HE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU. RIP BROTHER WE WILL MEET AGIN ONE DAY UNTI THEN GIVE MY LOVE TO EVRYONE ONE YOU SEE IN HEAVEN. LOVE YOU ALWAYS