Roger Steen
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Adams-Green Funeral Home
721 Elden St.
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

10:30 am
Friday, January 10, 2020
St John Neumann Catholic Church
11900 Lawyer's Road
Reston, Virginia, United States

Graveside Service

Arlington National Cemetery
1 Memorial Drive
Arlington, Virginia, United States
To be held at a later date

Obituary of Roger Gail Steen

Roger Gail Steen, 76, of Reston, VA, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones on December 28, 2019. Gail was born on November 1, 1943 in Marlboro County, SC to the late Grady and Leoma Caulk Steen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Larry, Wayne and Diane. Gail is survived by his wife Mary, his children Judith, Ronald, and Emilee, his cousin Mitch, his brother Lynn (Tecora), and many beloved relatives and friends. Gail grew up in Hamlet, NC graduating from Hamlet High School in 1961 where he made many lifelong friends. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from East Carolina University in 1965 and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Auburn University in 1978. Gail was a career Air Force officer, spending 22 years serving his country with honor including tours in Vietnam. He continued to serve his country as a Senior Acquisitions Analyst/Contractor for the Air Force’s C-5 aircraft program working well into his 70’s. He enjoyed his three rescue dogs and spending time with his extended family. He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2019 at Adams Green Funeral Home in Herndon, VA. A funeral service will be held at 10:30am on Friday, January 10 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Reston, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association ( or Lost Dog Rescue (
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