Obituary of Stephen Todd Vineyard
Stephen Todd Vineyard, 54, of Sterling, Virginia passed from this earth and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Reston, Virginia.
Funeral service will be held at Sterling United Methodist Church on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10am. Reverends Jason Duley and Marcela Jarman will be officiating. Reception immediately to follow. Private burial will be held in Arlington, Virginia. Adams-Green Funeral Home will be handling the funeral arrangements.
Steve was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on August 5, 1965. He graduated from Tabb High School in 1983 and obtained his Masters of Divinity from Duke University. He was ordained as a United Methodist pastor and as a faithful servant of Christ, served congregations for the past 23 years in the Virginia Conference. He enjoyed football, reading, and spending time with family and friends, especially at the beach.
Steve is survived by his mother and father, Anna G. and John R. Vineyard; brother Michael A. Vineyard; wife Tamara L. Vineyard; children Lauren E. and Caleb A. Vineyard; and nephews and niece, Christopher M. Vineyard, Corey Lancaster, and Amelia Lancaster.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) https://www.umcmission.org/umcor/give or to Sterling United Methodist Church. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to friends, extended family, church members, and Steve’s fellow clergy for their support during this difficult time.
Steve will be remembered for being a deeply spiritual person, gifted and compassionate pastor, devoted son, brother, and uncle, a loving husband and father, and a loyal friend. He will be deeply missed.