*According to media specialists Rachel Noerdlinger and Terrie Williams, the historic Grace Baptist Church of Mount Vernon, New York, is where Heavy D’s life will be celebrated in a *private funeral.

Services for the music legend, born Dwight Arrington Meyers, will take place at 11am on Friday, November 18th with Senior Pastor Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson delivering the eulogy.

A public viewing is set for Thursday, Nov. 17 from 12 noon until 6pm at the church. (Scroll down for more info.)

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to the Heavy D and Xea Myers Fund. (Scroll down for more info.)

Viewing for Dwight Myers:
12 (Noon)-6 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Funeral Service:
11 a.m.
Friday, November 18, 2011

Grace Baptist Church
One Grace Plaza
52 South Sixth Avenue
Mount Vernon, New York 10550
(914) 664-2676

*Private for immediate family and friends

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

C/O JP Morgan Chase
726 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10085
Checks payable to: The Heavy D and Xea Myers Fund

For Wire Donations:
Routing Number – 021000021
Account Number – 3003286568

Heavy D Information Line: 212-381-2037