Edd R. "Eddie" Steed, 78, a longtime Memphis resident, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at his home. Born in Pelham, Ga., to the late Henry S. and Mildred Steed, he was a retired insurance representative with Conger Life Insurance. He was a Navy veteran and a member of the Memphis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Survivors include his wife, Eunice Hill Steed; three daughters, Mildred Patterson and Betty Coon, both of Pensacola, Fla., and Rita Curbit of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, Eddie Steed, Jr., of Pensacola Cola and Patrick Stephen Steed of Jacksonville, Fla; two stepsons, Gary D. Brock and Talmadge V. Brock, both of Memphis, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. C.B. Cubbins officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.