Steven Dee Batman
Posted on July 21, 2021
Steve Batman, 77, died on July 19, 2021 at his home in Sullivan. Steve was born on Feb. 24, 1944, in Robinson, the son of Maurice and Vada Stanley Batman, both of whom preceded him in death.
He is survived by Judy Neiwert-Batman whom he married on May 29, 1964, and this began their 57 years of adventures and memories. He is also survived by his brother Stan and Pam Batman, sister, Martha Jean Hunt his children Shawni (Mark) Young, Stephanie Batman-Eck and Patrick and Melissa Batman. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Steve grew up on the family farm west of Robinson and attended Bible Chapel Church. He graduated from Robinson High School in 1962. Three days after graduation he joined the United States Air Force for four years and received his honorable discharge in 1966. After discharge he returned to Robinson and worked as deputy sheriff for several months, then Marathon Refinery for 30 years, retiring in 2000.
Steve went to Merom School of Ministry. He was ordained to the Christian Ministry In Oct. 1984 and served at Oakgrove Federated Church, Palestine, from 1984 to 1990, where he retains his membership. After retiring Steve started a business, “Bat-Mobile Power Wash.”
A time of visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Sunday, July 25 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Funeral services will immediately follow and will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, with Celebrant, Curt Goodwine officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the combined units of the Robinson V.F.W. Post 4549, the Robinson American Legion Post 69, and the Flat Rock American Legion Post 132. A live stream of Steve’s service will be available on Goodwine Funeral Homes’ Facebook page or by going to https://www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com/live-stream/live-stream.
Memorials may be made to the “Alzheimer’s Association,” with envelopes available at the funeral home.
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