The Desert Sun
March 5, 2017
Stephen C. Lodge
Feb. 6, 1943 - Feb. 26, 2017
After battling years of illness, Steve passed away with his wife and family by his side.
Steve was born in Long Beach, CA, to parents Vera and Abner Lodge. He lived in the Southern California area until moving to Rancho Mirage in 1984 where he spent the rest of his life.
Steve was a child actor and worked in the wardrobe department in the movie industry. He started writing scripts and novels during this time. Writing became his passion and he achieved his dream of becoming a published author more than ten years ago. He was also blessed to have written three screenplays which were made in to movies.
He had a huge heart for helping others and recently celebrated 35 years in a 12 step program.
Steve is survived by his wife of 20 years, Beth. Brothers Robert, Colin, and Dennis. Sisters Shannon, Linda, Carol and Staci along with many nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his sister Sharon and brother Randy.
His life was made richer by the love of his many, many friends.
Steve's wife will be forever grateful to his wonderful doctors and the amazing care he received from the nursing staff on 4 South at EMC.
Services will be held Saturday, March 11th at 4pm at Fellowship Hall located at 45940 Portola, Palm Desert, CA.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Orphan Pet Oasis, PO Box 580798 N. Palm Springs, CA 92258 in Steve's name.
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LODGE, Stephen (Stephen C. Lodge)
Born: 2/6/1943, Long Beach, California, U.S.A.
Died: 2/26/2017, Rancho Mirage, California, U.S.A.
Stephen Lodge’s westerns: stuntman, actor, writer, costume supervisor, set cosumer.
Fury (TV) – 1956 [Boy Scout]
Wrangler (TV) – 1960 [stunts]
Dundee and the Culhane (TV) – 1967 [set costumer]
Here Come the Brides (TV) – 1968-1969 [set costumer]
The Honkers 1972 [wardrobe, writer]
The Duchess and the Dirt Water Fox – 1976 [set costumer]
Law of the Land (TV) [costume supervisor]
Wanted: The Sundance Woman (TV) – 1976 (costume supervisor)
Rio Diablo (TV) – 1993 [writer]