Fans of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr will be able to pay respects to the former Alabama and Green Bay Packers star at a public service this weekend in Birmingham.
A public service will be held Sunday, June 9, from 3 until 5 p.m. at the Samford University Wright Center, according to a release from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
Bryan Bartlett “Bart” Starr of Birmingham passed away May 26, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Cherry, his son Bart Starr, Jr., three granddaughters (Shannon, Jenny, and Lisa) and three great grandchildren (Bryan, Teddy, and Violet). He was preceded in death by his parents Benjamin Bryan Starr and Lula Tucker Starr, his brother Hilton, and his son Bret.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Bart and Cherry Starr Foundation. Donations are being accepted by the Bart & Cherry Starr Foundation, 2647 Rocky Ridge Lane, Birmingham, AL 35216.
Samford University Wright Center is located at 800 Lakeshore Drive, in Birmingham. Parking and handicap accessibility is available.