NORTH BLOOMFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Steven A. Drotar, of North Bloomfield, Ohio, passed away in the emergency room of University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, April 4, 2021, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident earlier that day. He was 33.
Steven was born February 12, 1988, in Cleveland, a son to Darin Palmer and Tina L. Drotar.
He was currently working for the Walmart in Middlefield, Ohio.
In his spare time, he enjoyed cooking, camping, concerts, fixing things and spending time with his family. His love of his children and their needs were his top priority. Steve was always willing to help others and had the biggest heart.
He is survived by his fiancée, Nicole R. Howe; his sons, Seth Thomas Sayers of Bristolville, Ohio and Malakai Drotar at home; his stepchildren, James “Alex” Curry and Evelyn “Evie” Howe, both at home; his father, Darin and mom, Karen Palmer, of Cortland, Ohio; his half-siblings, Jessie Johnson, Shane Palmer and Taylor (Shawn) Hendrickson; his stepbrother, Robert (Rachel) Gordon; his stepgrandmother, Delorse June Gordon; his longtime best friend, Nick Fairmakes and his extended family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Tina Drotar; paternal grandparents, Ralph and Donna Palmer; maternal grandparents, Steve and Sandy Drotar and stepgrandfather, William R. Gordon.
A memorial service to honor Steven will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the back cabin at 5489 Warner Road, Kinsman, OH 44428.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family to benefit his children.
Arrangements handled by Briceland Funeral Service, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135). Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
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A television tribute will air Friday, April 9 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.