Heavy D

Heavy D To Be Laid To Rest On Friday

(AllHipHop News) The family of deceased rapper heavy D have released details about the funeral.

A viewing for the family and friends of Heavy will take place on Thursday (November 17) from 12:00 PM until 6 PM, in the rapper’s hometown of Mount Vernon, New York.

A private funeral for Heavy’s close family and friends will be held the following day (November 18) at Grace Baptist Church, also in Mount Vernon.

Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson will be on hand deliver the eulogy during the service.

As the family and friends of Heavy D wait for the autopsy results, sources told AllHipHop.com that the rapper died on Tuesday (November 8), due to complications from a respiratory illness, after returning home from a recent trip to London.

Also, the 44-year-old rapper was overweight, weighing 344 pounds just before he died.

Friends of Heavy D. said that he was conscious of his weight gain, and in recent months had undergone a serious training regimen, to shed the pounds.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to the Heavy D and Xea Myers Fund below:

C/O JP Morgan Chase
726 Madison Avenue

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