Funeral plans set for rapper Heavy D

Funeral arrangements have been made for Mount Vernon native and rap star Heavy D.

A private memorial service will be held at the Yannatuono Funeral Home on Gramatan Avenue in Mount Vernon tomorrow.

A public viewing will be held at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon from noon until 6 p.m. on Thursday. A private funeral will also be held there on Friday.

Meanwhile, the family of Dwight D. Myeres has now spoken out on the hip hop legend's recent death.

His family has released a statement saying; "The name and success of Heavy D will always be synonymous with music forever...As a family, we are devastated by Hev's passing but through our faith in God and support from family, friends and fans-we are comforted, blessed, and will remain strong."

Mount Vernon native Heavy D passes away

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