Jr.Eddie J. Kitchen Jr., 32, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, in a local hospital.He was born in Austin, Texas. He was a 1999 graduate of Brainerd High School and was a member of Joseph Chapel AME Church. He was employed as a manager of Steak & Shake in Hixson, Gunbarrel Road and Dalton, Ga.He is the devoted father to Ashley and Jordan Kitchen; son of Eddie and Alyce Kitchen Sr; brother to Erika Kitchen; grandson to Susie Kitchen and Lucille Watson; other relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state today after 12:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Visitation will be at noon Friday with the funeral to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Bobby Kitchen as the eulogist.Burial: Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.