Steven "Steve" Silfies, age 54, of Cerulean, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at his home in Cerulean. Steve retired as a Master Sergeant with the 5th Special Forces Group from the United States Army and was currently serving the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a Detective with the Kentucky State Police, Post 2.
He is survived by one son, Lucas Silfies, Cerulean, Kentucky; one daughter, Sommer Silfies, Clarksville, Tennessee; his parents, Harvey and Virginia Silfies, Kutztown, Pennsylvania; one brother, Allen Silfies (Tavis), Correctionville, Iowa; and one sister, Diane Edwards (Melvin), Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Cadiz Baptist Church, 82 Main Street in Cadiz, Kentucky. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 PM on Saturday at Cadiz Baptist Church.
Burial with full military honors will be at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
Memorial contributions can be made to Chapter 38 Special Forces Association, P.O. Box 223, Fort Campbell, KY 42223.
The funeral arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, Kentucky.