Funeral planned for Lavel Davis Jr. in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A funeral service will take place in North Charleston next week for former Woodland High School athlete Lavel Davis Jr.

Davis was one of three University of Virginia football players killed by a fellow student after their school bus returned from an off-campus trip.

The funeral is scheduled to take place near the North Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center on Wednesday, November 30th at 11:00 a.m., according to Woodland High School football coach Eddie Ford.

A person close to the Davis family tells News 2 that members of the University of Virginia football team are expected to attend the funeral.

Woodland High School will hold a candlelight vigil in Davis’s honor Wednesday night at the school’s football stadium.

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Author: Tim Renaud