May 16,2007 00:00
LYNCHBURG, Va. - The family of the evangelical leader of the Moral Majority, Rev. Jerry Falwell, announced his Virginia funeral plans for next week on Wednesday.
In a statement issued in Lynchburg, Va., the family said public viewings would begin Thursday night at Liberty University, which Falwell founded.
The 73-year-old's funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Thomas Road Baptist Church, which he also founded.
Falwell collapsed in his office on Tuesday. His doctor said the collapse was likely linked to a heart condition.
The statement also said the university's scheduled baccalaureate and commencement programs would proceed as scheduled on Saturday night.
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