Steven E. Test

July 24, 1956

Jan. 9, 2014

Steven E. Test, 57, passed away in Maypearl on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Steve was born on July 24, 1956 to Joe Erwin and Peggy (Garth) Test in Ennis. He grew up in Ennis and Waxahachie. Steve graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1975 and went on to attend Kilgore Junior College. In 1996 he married Sally Shoemaker and they made their home in San Antonio. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force serving in Vietnam and Germany.

He worked for Halliburton Industries in sales was a general contractor and a service technician for Palm Harbor Homes. He was a member of the Baptist Church and of the VFW. He enjoyed playing guitar, cooking, exploring in the hill country and gardening.

He is survived by son, Erik Test and wife, Emily of San Antonio; daughters, Wendy Jo Test of Maypearl and Sarah Test of Dallas; one grandchild, Harper; his father, Joe E. Test of Waxahachie; one brother, Jeff Test of Longview; and one sister, Lynn Thornhill of Waxahachie.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Test on April 14, 2008 and his wife, Sally Test on July 3, 2011.

A celebration of his life will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with the Rev. Rick Cowan and Ernie Garth officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever, Inc.