The Meridian Star
Orange Beach, Ala —
Edwin Lee Lockridge
Edwin Lee Lockridge (Edd), of Orange Beach, Alabama passed away June 22, 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama. A Memorial service will be held at Orange Beach United Methodist Church on Thursday, June 28, at 3:00 p.m., preceded by visitation at 1:30 p.m.
Edd was born in Gadsden, Alabama to the late Harold and Yvonne Lockridge on August 10, 1951. Edd was in the Class of 1969 at Gadsden High School, served in the Air National Guard and attended Gadsden State Community College. In Gadsden, he served as a Sheriff’s deputy, worked several years for Gulf State Steel Company and Gadsden Scaffold. After approximately 10 years as a State Conservation Officer (Game Warden) in Montgomery he moved to Orange Beach, Alabama and served as a Marine Policeman and boat captain. Edd was a loving father to Jennifer Ramage (Jim), Michael Lockridge (Barbra), and Lisa Stevens (Jeff). He was the world’s best Pop Pop to 5 grandchildren. Edd will also be remembered by his sister Katrina Wimpee (Randy) and brother Hal Lockridge (Linda), along with his nieces and nephews and extended family. Edd also leaves countless friends who will miss him dearly.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
A Memorial Service will also be held in Meridian, Mississippi; details to follow in the coming weeks.