Services for former wrestling promoter and sportscaster Corey Maclin will beging today, Aug. 5, with visitation from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oak Springs Baptist Church at 10250 Godwin Rd. in Arlington.
Maclin’s funeral service is set for noon Tuesday at First Baptist Church at 5010 West Union Road in Millington.
Maclin died in a car crash in Mississippi late Tuesday, July 30. The former Memphis Wrestling host and sportscaster was apparently traveling on south I-55 near Sardis, Miss. when the one-car accident happened about 10:30 p.m. The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed the fatal crash.
A graduate of Millington Central High School, Maclin, 43, and his wife were the center of a family with six children.
“We are grateful and dearly touched for the overwhelming outpouring of support and concern from our community concerning the loss of our beloved Corey,” the family said in an announcement continued.
“Obviously, this is a time of great grief and sadness for us. We appreciate you keeping us in your prayers while our family embraces each other and tries to find some comfort at this unexpected and devastating loss of such a great man.”
Jefferson Mortuary – 901-872-8800 – has charge.