Nashville Memorial Service for Steve Popovich Announced
Nashville Memorial Service for Steve Popovich Announced

A Tennessee memorial service for longtime CBS and Cleveland International executive Steve Popovich will be held on Thursday, June 30, in Murfreesboro. Popovich, who played a key role in Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" as well as the careers of the Jackson 5, Cheap Trick, Boston and many others, died on June 8 at his apartment in Murfreesboro. He was 68.

The service will be held from 6 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 30 at United Methodist Fellowship Church (2511 Highway 99, Murfreesboro); a reception follows at the Church from 7 - 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Stephen C. Popovich Memorial Fund, U.S. Bank, 2504 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37128. All funds donated will benefit the various charities that Steve contributed to throughout his life.

Popovich (born July 6, 1942 in Nemacolin, PA) leaves behind a son, Steve Popovich Jr., a daughter, Pamela Popovich, a sister, Barb Lemmo, and two grandchildren, Tanner and Stephen Popovich.

Funeral services were held June 13 in Ohio; interment followed at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chesterland.

Condolences may be sent to the family via email: spopovich34@earthlink.net.