Steve M. Sopher

January 3, 1957 ~ April 25, 2020 (age 63)


Steve M. Sopher, 63, Denver, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.

Born January 3, 1957, in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of James Clifford Sopher, Sr., and the former Bonnie Dorette Dickerhoff.  On October 10, 1976, at the Mississinewa Reservoir, he was married to Stephanie Elaine Adkins, and she survives.  

He was the owner/operator of Sopher’s Body Shop in rural Denver.  He was an avid coin collector and enjoyed camping and restoring old cars.  

Survivors include one son, Steven Mark (Sue Ellen) Sopher II, Peru; one daughter, Tiffany Yvonne (Philip) McBride, Denver; five granddaughters, Lilian Rose McBride, Isabella Grace McBride, Hannah Lenay Hicks, Lulu Eleanore Elaine McBride, and Ireland Michelle McBride; two grandsons, Kain Alexander Sopher, and Oliver Mark McBride; four brothers, Jim Sopher, Frank Sopher, Mike (Dianna) Sopher and Jeff (Beth) Sopher; one sister, Sandy (Pat) York; and mother-in-law, Marilyn Adkins, Converse.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Sopher and Bonnie (Jim) Washburn; an infant brother; one sister, Rose Marie Sopher; and father-in-law, Charles Adkins.

A drive-thru viewing will be from 9 a.m until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at McClain Funeral Home.  Please enter through the west drive of the parking lot.  Friends attending are encouraged to bring their names printed on a piece of paper or card to be collected in the parking lot for the family, and these will be added to the guestbook.

A private family funeral will be held with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico. 

Family and friends are also encouraged to view the obituary and leave messages of condolence at  McClain Funeral  Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Steve M. Sopher, please visit our floral store.


May 2, 2020

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W. State Road 16
Denver, IN 46926

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