Memorial service to honor TSU Coach Ed Temple scheduled for Friday

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TSU has scheduled a memorial service for late legendary track and field coach Ed Temple. (TSU)

A memorial service to honor legendary TSU coach Ed Temple has been scheduled for Friday.

Tennessee State University will be hosting the memorial at 11 a.m. in Kean Hall Gymnasium on campus.

TSU is cancelling all classes and meetings from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday due to the service, which is open to the public.

Temple coached the women's track team at Tennessee State, formerly Tennessee A&I, from 1953 to 1994. He was head coach of the U.S. Olympics women's teams in 1960 and 1964 and assistant coach in 1980. He died Sept. 22.