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Woods’ funeral will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, at the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in North Carolina.
The funeral will begin at 1 p.m.
ET at the Church of the Brethren, located at 542 East State Street in Chapel Hill.
The memorial service will begin with the Rev. William P. Pendergraft, pastor of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, and include the Revs.
Gary L. Wilson and James E. Johnson, both of the Chapel Hill-based church.
A service will be conducted by the Rev., Bishop Michael J. Kornfield of the North Carolina Diocese.
A private funeral service will follow.
A memorial service for Woods, who was the third-highest-paid athlete in the world at $10.7 million in 2012, will take place Friday, Feb 26, at 1:30 p.o.m., with a Mass at St. Peter’s Episcopal Cathedral, located in Durham.
The burial will take the place of Woods’ father, Richard, who died of a heart attack in February 2012.
The Chapel Hill native, whose life story is being chronicled in a forthcoming HBO documentary series, died in his sleep, according to his obituary published by the Chapel Hts.
A statement from the North Carolinian church said, “We will not allow the family’s sorrow and grief to be twisted into a cause for the removal of Richard Woods from the earth.
Our prayers go out to his loved ones, and to the many who loved him.
We are grateful for all that he and his family did to create and strengthen the Church and the community.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.