Veteran Sheffield Wednesday matchday DJ Steve Evans, popularly known as Stevie Splash, died yesterday. Read on to learn how did DJ Stevie Splash die, what happened to him, and what was the cause of his death.
The heartbreaking news of his passing was confirmed by one of his close friends as tributes emerged online for the man who once made the matchdays entertaining for many fans.
Who was DJ Stevie Splash a.k.a Steve Evans?
Steve Evans, best known as DJ Stevie Splash for his work at Sheffield Wednesday matchday, was an English announcer and disc jockey. He was responsible for bringing energy into matchday with his enthusiastic stadium announcing.
Football fans from the 1980s, especially the ones from Sheffield, will never forget his work. Later in life, Steve Evans opened Sinatara’s nightclub in Sheffield and another one named Charlie Parkers. He also ran other clubs in Wakefield and Bradford.
DJ Stevie Splash is also credited with the 1984 Sheffield Wednesday song “We Are The Owls.” The song was the core reason why the man who once used to play football in Spain and work there became known as a DJ for life.
How did DJ Stevie Splash die?
DJ Stevie Splash a.k.a Steve Evans died on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. His age at the time of his death is unavailable at this time. The unfortunate news of Steve Evans’ death was announced by his very close friend and former colleague Paul Brunt on Facebook.
“R.I.P to a special friend. Steve Evans also known as Stevie Splash former DJ at Sheffield Wednesday match days back in the 80s,” Paul wrote in a heartbreaking post with a series of Steve’s pictures.
“R.I.P Steve, you were a true legend back in the day,” Paul wrote concluding the post.
DJ Stevie Splash dead: What was the cause of death?
DJ Stevie Splash reportedly passed away at his home earlier this week. The exact circumstances surrounding his demise are not known at this time. The specific cause of the death of Steve Evans, popular as DJ Stevie Splash, was also not released.
We are trying to get in touch with people close to Steve to gather more information about his death. This section will be updated when we find any new detail about the saddening event that left many people in tears.
Tributes Poured Online for DJ Stevie Splash
Following the death of DJ Stevie Splash, fans and friends are paying tribute to the late matchday stadium announcer and mix artist on social media. Many are hoping that the clubs would acknowledge the passing of the man who once made the games more interesting.
No one is going to forget Steve’s efforts involved in making the gamedays more entertaining through his magical announcing. The funeral arrangements are reportedly pending at this time along with an obituary for DJ Stevie Splash.
Our deepest condolences go out to Steve Evans’ family and friends. May God let the departed soul rest in peace and offer them the strength they need.