Coach Catherine Neely Celebration of Life Ceremony at East Ridge High
Posted on 12/01/2020
East Ridge High School former coach Catherine NeelyThe East Ridge High School Pioneer family invites you join them at the school in a Celebration of Life Ceremony for the late Coach Catherine Neely, Saturday December 5. There will be two activities for the public to participate in during the day. There will be a Walk Down Memory Lane in the school gym and a celebration of life ceremony in the stadium.

Date: Saturday, December 5

Place: East Ridge Football Stadium

Times: Walk Through Memory Lane – ERHS Gyms -10:00 a.m.

Celebration of Life Ceremony – Raymond James Stadium - noon.

The gym doors will open at 10:00 a.m. and will remain opened until 11:30 a.m. for the walk down memory lane. Please enter from the back of the building to participate in this portion of the celebration. Stadium gates will open at 11:15am with the ceremony to begin promptly at noon. The Pioneer family invites you to join them in celebrating the career and legacy of an East Ridge icon. There will be a stadium limit of 880 spectators for the event. All Covid-19 protocols and safety measures will be in place. These include wearing masks at all times and maintaining 6 ft. distance from non-family members at all times. There will be a temperature check prior to entry. Anyone with a temperature in excess of 100.1F will not be allowed entry.

If you do not feel comfortable attending or spectator limits are reached, you can view the event via livestream on the East Ridge High School Facebook page or YouTube channel. Links will also be available on the school’s webpage at

*As a special request, ERHS would like to have all former players of Coach Neely who plan on attending the event gather in the “Old Gym” at 11:15am on the day of the event.