Memorial Service To Be Held For TU Player Who Died After Boxing Match

Monday, September 26th 2011, 9:10 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Friends and family will say goodbye to a former TU football player in a memorial service on campus Tuesday at noon.

George Clinkscale died Wednesday shortly after participating in GUTS' Church "Fight Night."

9/22/2011 Related Story: Former TU Linebacker Dies After Unsanctioned Boxing Event At Tulsa Church

Paramedics who treated Clinkscale described it as a medical issue - not a traumatic injury - though the unsanctioned boxing event is still being investigated.

Clinkscale also coached at Tulsa Central High School. He leaves behind a daughter, a fiancée, and an unborn baby.

Former TU teammates of Clinkscale have established The George Clinkscale Memorial Fund at the Bank of America and have also set-up a drop-off location at the TU football offices for clothing and baby items for his daughters.

Those interested in donating to The George Clinkscale Memorial Fund have three avenues to make their donation: (1) if you're a Bank of America customer, go online at and use Routing number 026009593, or any other bank can wire money with the Routing number 026009593; (2) go to any Bank of America branch; or, (3) send check by mail to Bank of America, P.O. Box 31900, Tampa, Fla. 33631-3900.

When making a donation in person or by check, reference The George Clinkscale Memorial Fund, Account number 305003874103 and Routing number 103000017.