Erlanger, KY – The Dixie Heights baseball community is reeling from the sudden passing of Steve Odom, a beloved former teammate. Steve’s unexpected death, confirmed on Friday, November 24, 2023, has left a profound impact on the hearts of many who knew him. Fondly remembered by those fortunate enough to cross paths with him, Steve’s absence is deeply felt.
Since news of his passing emerged, an outpouring of condolences and tributes has flooded in for the Odom family. Friends and colleagues have shared heartfelt messages, commemorating the life and character of Steve Odom, offering support during this difficult time.
Duggin George posted on Facebook,
“Just found out an ole Dixie Heights baseball teammate passed. Truly phenomenal family. Rest in Peace Steve Odom. It was a pleasure playing with you. Best catcher ever!”
Steve Odom, recognized as a standout member of the Dixie Heights baseball team, was hailed by a former teammate as the “Best catcher ever.” He was also known as the younger brother of ‘Tim’, who attended Ohio State.
While details surrounding Steve Odom’s passing, including the precise cause of his death, remain undisclosed, some sources have linked his death to a heart condition he was known to have. However, specific information is yet to be confirmed, and further details have not been revealed at this time. The public will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.
Arrangements for Steve Odom’s obituary and funeral will be shared by his family, offering an opportunity for friends and community members to pay their respects and honor his memory.