Steven Isaac Cale

January 10, 1992 - March 25, 2020

01/10/1992 - 03/25/2020

Past Services

Friday April 03, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Saturday April 04, 2020
11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910

COFIELD, NC – Steven Isaac Cale, age 28, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the UNC Hospital of Chapel Hill, NC.

Steven was born on January 10, 1992 to Isaac Joseph Cale and Wendy Kerns Phelps in Ahoskie, NC. He worked as a pellet mill operator for Enviva in Ahoskie for many years. He loved spending time with family, working for Enviva, gaming, and going to the movies. Steven cared very deeply for his girlfriend, Janice. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Frank Richard Kerns, and paternal grandfather, Isaac Getty “I.G.” Cale.

Along with his parents, Steven is survived by his step-father Robby, blood brother, Dominic Smith, three brothers, Isaac Joseph Cale Jr. and wife Dannet of Ahoskie, Brandon Lee Cale of Ahoskie, and Austin Keith Phelps of Lewisburg, KY; sister, Kaitlynn Darlene Phelps of Lewisburg, KY; niece, Arianna Grace Cale; grandparents, Hazel Ethel Kerns of Danville, VA, Elizabeth Mildred Cale of Ahoskie, and Keith Phelps and wife Vicky of Colerain; six aunts, six uncles, numerous cousins, extended family, and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 3, 2020, from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, however due to COVID-19 circumstances with the number in a gathering, you are welcome to view and leave a written condolence for the Cale family anytime on Friday, April 3, 2020.

A celebration of life graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 11:00 am at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Richard Faison officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Cale family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting


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3 years ago

I miss our monthly talks and texts. Not a single day goes by that I don’t think about you. I pray your resting easy my first love and friend. I walk down memory lane a lot because I know I will run into you there. Love you always.

4 years ago

Linda so sorry for your family
Linda so sorry to hear of your families lost.May the Lord be with you all at this time of need..Sending prayers to you all.

Gail Holloman
4 years ago

Such a handsome man with so much life to live! But to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. RIP Steve! To the family, our sincere condolences

Faith Streling
4 years ago

Sending love to the family

Kimberly R sandford
4 years ago

We miss you much. More than words can express. You were a great friend and brother. It will never be the same. Love you bro.

Kimberly R sandford
4 years ago

We miss you so much Steve. Never thought this would be happening. We love you so much. #zeroboys 4life.

April Davis
4 years ago

( RIP) My Friend U Will Be Missed Very.. Love U Man

Joyce Lassiter
4 years ago

my heart breaks for you all. so sorry for your loss