Funeral Services Saturday for Zack Towers

Published 02/20 2014 09:42AM

Updated 02/21 2014 05:54PM

Zack Towers in 2012.
Zack Towers in 2012.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Funeral services are Saturday for Zack Towers.

Towers, 19, the Star City High School football linebacker who suffered a brain injury during a Nov. 2012 game, died Wednesday morning in a Little Rock hospital.

The athlete had battled back from the injury, tackling medical setbacks along the way and had been undergoing rehabilitation therapy at Easter Seals in recent months.

Visitation for Zack is Friday night from 5-8 at the First Baptist Church in Star City.

His funeral will also be there at 1 on Saturday afternoon. 

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