A memorial mass for Steven Odell Edging will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church. A reception will follow in the Life Center. Mr. Edging was born on May 25, 1944 in Springfield, TN to the late Turney Odell and Margaret Callis Edging. He passed away April 27, 2020, at Huntsville Hospital.
When Steve was in college he played football at Mississippi State where he was coached by Johnny Majors and transferred to MTSU where he played football for Coach Boots Donnelly. Steve attended Alabama A&M University where he earned his Masters degree. Coach Edging was a football and basketball coach at Lincoln County High School and coached the 1982 Lincoln County Falcons state champion football team. He was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church where he was the song leader. Steve was an on air personality at WEKR AM radio. Steve was an accomplished guitar player, singer, and he also enjoyed golfing.
He is survived by his son, Shiloh (April) Edging of Murfreesboro; daughter, Stephanie (James) Sullivan of Fayetteville; sister, Gloria (Llyode) Creekmore of Nashville; and five grandchildren.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Steven Odell Edging.