Lonnie O’Steen

May 29, 1933 - September 16, 2016
Lonnie O’Steen

Lonnie “Buddy” N. O’Steen, 83, of Hendersonville passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Elizabeth House following a brief illness. He was a son of the late William and Inez O’Steen. He was also preceded in death by this brother, William “Tommy” O’Steen. A native of Winter Park, Florida, Lonnie had resided in Henderson County for the past 30 years.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran who had served during the Korean War era. Lonnie had worked for many years as a real estate lender and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hendersonville. He was an avid golfer who loved his family dearly.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia O’Steen; sons, Lonnie O’Steen, Jr. and Gary Scott O’Steen and his wife Sandra Lee; 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Services will be private.


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  • September 19, 2016
    Melissa Hager says:
    Lonnie will always be such a dear part of our Florida family. Prayers for Pat & and the entire O'Steen family!

  • September 19, 2016
    Chris & Kenny Brackett says:
    Such a wonderful man who always had a smile on his face and took the time to always ask how you were. A true gentlemen. We will miss you Buddy. Chris and Kenny Brackett

  • September 19, 2016
    Ed and Linda Brown says:
    Love to all from your Florida family. RIP....you will be missed.

  • September 19, 2016
    Dan & Janet Stebbims says:
    Patty, remember the days when we lived across the street on Wilmer Avenue in West Orlando? It was fun. We miss you and the boys and are sorry for your loss. Let us hear from you. We will an update on our family. We love you. Janet & Dan Stebbins