Steven Anthony Way

Steven Anthony Way, age 60, passed away on February 5th, 2022 at his home in Dallas, Texas.

Born January 18th, 1962, in Tucson, Arizona, lived in California, Idaho, Utah, and Texas. Steve graduated from The University of Texas in Austin with his BA in Accounting in 1985 and then his Masters in Finance from the University of North Texas in 1993.

Prior to opening his own CPA practice, Steven was the CFO of Flagship Marinas, providing financial and accounting services.  Previously, Steven held contract assignments for GE Capital, Genesis Capital Advisors and JPN Properties providing tax, accounting, loan underwriting and project underwriting services for various real estate ventures. Steve also worked for Pace Realty Corp and Arthur Andersen & Co and was fluent in Spanish.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Rosa Maria Garcia Way, his son, Eric Way and daughter, Marissa Way, son-in-law Logan Anderson, grandson Maverick Anderson, brothers Greg and Chuck Way and their wives, Jean and Kimberly Way, parents Roger and Alfreda Way, all from Texas. Steve was preceded in death by his brother, Mark Way, his grandparents Ruth and Clifford Way of Austin, Texas. Also, preceded in death by his grandparents Betty Toomes and James Shamey of Massachusetts.

Services will be held at 2 pm, Friday, February 11th, 2022 at Aria Funeral Home, 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas. Friends and family are also invited to a reception following services at  7230 Canongate Drive, Dallas, Texas 75248.

Steve had a great love of music and the outdoors. He had many great times with friends and family hunting, fishing, camping, and drinking around the campfire. Steve would talk endlessly about history, conspiracy theories, philosophy and religion. Steve enjoyed going to concerts, walking his dogs, going to estate sales with his wife, and playing with his grandson in the park. Everyone who knew Steve knew about his unpredictable humor and his amazing skills at the grill. Steve loved his family above all things, except maybe his Jeep.

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Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

4 replies on “Steven Anthony Way”

Ryann (Macey) Way says:

I want to start with…Steve was my uncle but to me he was more than that.. however that seems too cliche. Knowing him it feels like he should have had so much more. Uncle Steve was a wild card and in his life had countless stories of not only fun adventures but the stupid fun crazy things that happened on those adventures. I’m sure everyone here has a story or two..or 27 that they could share about too. I myself have quite a lot of them, like when I convinced him to go on a hike with me and almost gave him tetanus. No matter what, he was always excited and ready for the next adventure. He was crazy and wild and fun but he was also kind, generous, and loving and honestly very blunt at times as we all know. But no matter who you are or how you knew him, you know he was someone who if you needed him he would always show up and help you through whatever you got yourself into. Steve was more than just my “uncle” he was my huncle and a friend that I could always count on and knew undoubtably that he always had my back, even if he believed in aliens taking over the world.

Tony Valderas says:

Our deepest condolences to the Way family on the passing of Steven. Steven was a friend, a fellow hunter, a connoisseur of hi-end bourbons, and a person well-versed on many topics. He will be greatly missed by family, friends and others who knew him. May he rest in peace.

Jeff and Cynthia Baylor says:

We knew Steve through his brother Greg. We always enjoyed his and his family’s company on camping trips and get togethers at Greg’s place. He was always friendly and a funny guy. RIP Steve.

Marissa Way says:

I expected my dad to be marrying me as a dudeist priest, not having me write condolences. I miss drinking shiner with you and playing the lame game of corn hole. Every time I go bowling, drive my jeep, play guitar, listen to music, spend time with my son, and all the things we loved together, I’ll be thinking of you. You made me who I am and I hope to teach my children the same. Thanks for inspiring me, loving me, and being cool. Love you dad and I’ll see you in Heaven!

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