17-Year-Old Hopkinsville Football Player Laid To Rest

Posted at 4:58 PM, Aug 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 04:39:32-04

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - A Hopkinsville teenager killed in an accident has been laid to rest.

On August 13, 17-year-old Jay’Von Quarles was helping to move a heavy piece of football equipment when it fell and hit him on the head.

Authorities said the incident happened at a practice field at the middle school.

His friends and family gathered for his funeral Saturday.

Friends of Jay’Von started a gofundme account to help pay for the funeral. They met their $5,000 goal in less than eight days. 

Previous Stories: