Edward McCoy Stepp, 73, of Soddy-Daisy, aka Papa, KC4EL, husband, Daddy and brother, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home. Mr. Stepp was a member of Millwright Local Union #1554 and a member of Soddy Lodge #418 F&AM. He was loved by all who met him. He was preceded in death by his infant son, William Edward Stepp; mother, Dorothy Jewell Stepp; father, William Earl Stepp; sister, Darlene Prestiani. survivors include his wife, Johnie Stepp; sons, Luther (JoAnne) Stepp, of Leesville, La., Edward (Tina) McCoy Stepp II, of Soddy-Daisy and Kenneth (Tonya) Stepp, of Soddy-Daisy; daughter, Susan (Roger) Bartmess, of Ooltewah, Donna C. Stepp Crisp, of Soddy-Daisy, Kathy (James) Charles, of Denton, Texas and Judy R. (Jeff) Newman, of Hixson. brother, Kenneth W. Stepp, of Baltimore, Md.; sisters, Donna (Bobby) Morris of Chattanooga, Linda (Pat) Frost of Chattanooga and Terry (Roger) Hensley, of Baltimore, Md.; 25 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren; several special nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Calvin Nunley officiating. A masonic service will follow the funeral service in the chapel performed by Soddy Lodge #418 F&AM. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and on Friday from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home. Share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-Daisy, 843-2525.