Steven Edward Uitenham was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Leonard Harry Uitenham and Dolores Lee Uitenham. He was the fourth of nine children and the only one to be born at home. He attended and graduated from Martin Luther King Vocational High School in 1975 with a diploma in Automotive Repair. After graduation, he became a licensed auto mechanic and worked for several companies before going into business for himself. He went on to open and operate two successful auto repair businesses specializing in engine repair. The first of which was "Road Dog Auto Repair," which was named in honor of his dog, an Irish Setter that he named "Road Dog." He relocated from Cleveland, Ohio, to York, Pennsylvania, and\nfinally to Richmond, Virginia, seeking better opportunities with each location. Several years ago, he was injured while making a repair to a vehicle and suffered some loss of hearing and vision, which limited his ability to continue working in his chosen field and subsequently lead to his early retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Andrea Uitenham. He is survived by: his children, Audrey Marie Walker and\nSteven Andrew Treqawn Uitenham; his grandchildren, Aaliyah Walker and Adyn Walker; his uncle, Edward R. Uitenham, after whom he was named; aunt, Cheryl Scott; siblings, Leonard C. Uitenham (Alvenia), Deborah J. Hamilton, Yvonne C. Russell, Ervin M. Uitenham, Kevin Terrell (Wanda), Helena B. Usianeneh-Tufts, Fabias L. Uitenham (Jo Ann), Nicholas S. Uitenham, Yancy M. Uitenham, and Grace D. Uitenham; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members and friends to mourn his passing. During the last years of his life, he enjoyed helping to take care of his beloved grandchildren and spending time with his children. He enjoyed traveling to spend time with his brothers and sisters.\nHe will be greatly missed.\n\nA celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 12,2022Mimms Funeral Home at 3:00PM.