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McGlockton funeral arrangements set

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WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- Funeral arrangements have been set for football great Chester McGlockton, who died earlier this week in California.

Stanford University, where McGlockton was working as an assistant coach, says a visitation and funeral will be held for the four-time NFL Pro Bowler at a Glad Tidings Church of God and Christ in Hayward, CA, Monday morning. His body will then be flown back to his native North Carolina.

A memorial service is set for Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of his alma mater Whiteville High School. Overflow will be in the gymnasium.

The 42-year-old McGlockton died of an apparent heart attack.

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Chester McGlockton

It is so unfortunate that Chester died so young. My thoughts are with his wife, mother and other family members. He certainly was a fine young man and a brilliant athlete. GOD please rest his soul.