Funeral services set for former Southern Band Director - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Memorial service Friday for legendary Southern Band director


A memorial will be held Friday for legendary Southern University Band Director Isaac Greggs.

The memorial will be held at the F.G. Clark Activity Center. Viewing from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and the memorial will start at 6. 

On Saturday, May 3, a funeral will be held  at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway, in Baton Rouge.

Greggs died April 28 after a long illness. He was 85. He led Southern's marching band for 36 years before retiring in 2005. In 2013, he was inducted into the Louisiana Black History Hall of Fame.

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