Stephen Thomas Piar, Jr.

Stephen Thomas Piar, Jr., 76, husband of Fran Piar for over 55 years, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Born in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late Stephen and Grace Piar. Steve served in the United States Air Force for three years and retired as an electrical engineer from Michelin after a 30 years.

In addition to his wife, Steve is survived by a daughter, Faith Stringer and her husband, Barry; a son Walt Piar; a granddaughter, Savannah Stringer; and eight siblings, Cliff, Mike, Linda, Doug, Pam, Stephanie, Cindy, and Randy.

In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his daughter, Hope Blackburn and his sister Amy Piar.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

A private graveside service will be held for the family. The family will plan a Celebration of Life to be held in the near future.

Condolences to the family of Stephen Thomas Piar, Jr.

  • MyrtleBaileyMiller
    7 months ago

    So sorry to hear about Steve, my prayers and thoughts are with you. He was such a fine man and a good Christain. I pray that God will wrap his loving arms around each of you and give you comfort.

  • Pat Crooke
    7 months ago

    My thoughts & prayers are with you and everyone who knew and loved Steve. He was truly a fine Christian man.

  • Sandra Teague
    7 months ago

    I’m so sorry to hear about Steve. He was a wonderful Christian. We are praying for your family during this difficult time.

  • Sandra Teague
    7 months ago

    I’m sorry to hear about Steve. He was a wonderful Christian. We are praying for your family during this difficult time

  • Loyd Clary
    7 months ago

    Steve was a really great guy and a pleasure to work with at Michelin. His knowledge and skills were an asset to all that worked with him. The world has lost a good man with his passing, but Heaven has gained a good one.

  • Deborah Reames
    7 months ago

    We are so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. Wayne and I had a great deal of respect for him – he was such a kind, humble Christian. To Fran, Faith, Walt, as well as his siblings, please know that we are praying for you all in the days ahead. I have to agree with Loyd that the world has lost a fine man.. but we are comforted to know where he is.

  • Lynn Lockaby
    7 months ago

    Our dear Christian friends, Larry and I are so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. He was such a good and humble Christian man. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Carlotta Jackson
    7 months ago

    Fran, Faith, and Walt, I am so sorry to hear of this. I am so glad I got to see you not too long ago. You all are part of precious memories for me. You set such examples of gentleness and kindness for all of us. Thank you! Well done, Mr. Piar, well done. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His godly ones.

  • Diane McCoy
    7 months ago

    Fran, you are in my prayers now. I am so very sorry for your earthly loss of Steve. What a wonderful reunion there must have been in Heaven, with sweet Hope! I pray that God will comfort you now, as only HE can!
    His grace is sufficient… I know from experience! Love and prayers, Diane

  • Keith Mayfield
    7 months ago

    Fran, we are hurting with you in the loss of Steve. He was our former Sunday School teacher, longtime friend, and a great example of a loving father and husband. We will surely miss him and pray that God will wrap his loving arms around you in the coming days.

    Love and Prayers,

    Keith and Cathy Mayfield

  • Emily J. Wexler
    7 months ago

    I am thinking of all of you at this most difficult time. Paul and I send many prayers of comfort and love.

    Emily and Paul Wexler

  • Hal & Pat Lowder
    7 months ago

    Fran, we have loved your family for many years. We have prayed for all of you and now we want to share with you our love and prayers. Steve is in a wonderful place than we are. Just remember you are so loved.

  • james a coggins
    7 months ago

    Fran and Family, So sorry about your loss of Steve you have our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers.

    James, Garnelle Clopton Coggins

  • Kathy Murphy
    7 months ago

    Seeing that great picture of Steve has finally made it real. He led us for many years and we are thankful- Jack & Kathy

  • Debra Land
    7 months ago

    Francis so sorry for your loss ,you and your family have our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers. Emma (Sis)Lewis George and Family

  • Eric Thiess
    7 months ago

    Fran, just heard today about Steve’s death. So sorry, will always remember our tennis matches, I know he will be missed. Sincerely, Eric

  • Tony Crowe
    7 months ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Steve was a good friend and a wonderful supervisor who I enjoyed working for at Michelin.

  • Lori Kluth (Wellner)
    7 months ago

    I’m just seeing this come across Fb. Only fond memories of a sweet soft spoken neighbor in Greenville. God bless the family as you mourn the loss. Although he left some family here, it must be comforting to know he is reunited with family in Heaven.

  • Cliff Piar
    7 months ago

    He was and is one of the best of our family,lot of love and respect brother ill truly miss you with love, Peewee.

  • we just lost the best of who we are

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