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Stephen Davis McClatchy

July 6, 1954 – March 30, 2020

RIDGECREST — A private graveside service for Stephen Davis McClatchy, 65, of Ridgecrest, will be held under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.

Stephen Davis McClatchy was born on Tuesday, July 6, 1954, in Natchez and passed away Monday, March 30, 2020, in Vidalia. A memorial service will be held at a later date for all the friends, family and players who loved Coach McClatchy.

While attending Louisiana Tech, he was a member of Sigma Nu, in which he served as their Chaplin. He finished Louisiana Tech in 1976 and started coaching and teaching. While working, he received his Masters from Oral Roberts University. He coached and taught in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. He retired after forty years in the school system.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee McClatchy Jr., mother, Gertrude Davis McClatchy, and an infant brother.

He is survived by his brother, Robert McClatchy and his wife, Sherrie, of Natchez;

sister, Vivian McClatchy Stage, and her husband, Randy of Cordova, Tennessee; three nephews, William Robert Stage and his wife Tracie, Terry Lee Stage and his wife Janie and Joseph Travis McClatchy; two nieces, Lydia Ann McClatchy and Kate Lee McClatchy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngsfh.com.