Stephen "Steve" Dwight Edgington, 68, of Michigan City, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Northwest Health - La Porte.
Steve was born on September 17, 1953 in Hammond, IN, to Miles and Mary (Fancil) Edgington.
On May 31, 1975 in La Porte, he married Hazel E. Moore who survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Brande Edgington of Warsaw; granddaughter, Ashlynn Potter of Michigan City; 2 great-grandchildren, Zaidin Carter and Zamiah Hunt: sister, Carolyn Shields; brother, Jerry Gomez; girlfriend, Carlene Kniola; Carlene's children, Debbie, Scottie, and Mike; Carlene's grandchildren, Carson, Collin, Liam, Aiden, McKaila, Marquan, Destiny, and Jackson; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents and sister, Debbie Moser
Steve attended grade school at Kingsford Heights Elementary School. He later attended and graduated from La Porte High School.
Steve proudly served in the U.S. Army for 3 years. He worked at and retired from the railroad; working as a signal maintainer for 15 years. After the railroad, Steve owned his own construction company for 27 years.
He was a member of Full Gospel Church of Deliverance for 7 years, under the teachings of Pastor Dennis Pickens. Steve was also a member of the Kingford Height's American Legion.
Steve loved to play golf and work outside in his lawn. He took great pride in his lawn care. Steve was a die hard Chicago Bears fan. He loved family cookouts and enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, especially giving them tractor rides. Steve's friends were also a priority to him.
Steve was married to his wife, Hazel, for 45 years. His daughter, Brande, will always be "Daddy's little girl". Steve would do anything for his daughter. When younger, he affectionately called Brande, "Little Boo Boo". Steve's granddaughter, Ashlynn, will always be his "Babygirl" His great grandson, Zaidin, will always be his "Little Man", while his great granddaughter, Zamiah, will always be his "Little Princess". Steve loved to take walks on the beach with his girlfriend, Carlene, the love of his life, and had a great relationship with Carlene's daughter, Debbie.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Full Gospel Church of Deliverance with Pastor Dennis Pickens officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Burial will follow at a later date.
A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Brande Edgington, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.
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