Travis J. Hearn Jr., 19, of Rock Island, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Trinity West, Rock Island.
Visitation will be 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Greater Antioch Baptist Church, 929 14th St., Rock Island. There will be a special church service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Rock Island High School Fieldhouse, 1400 25th Ave. The Rev. Jarrod Parker of Greater Antioch Baptist Church will give the eulogy, and remarks will be made by the Hearn family, Rock Island football coach Vic Boblett, superintendent Rick Loy and Alleman football coach Dave DeJaeger on behalf of the Western Big 6. Flower deliveries are being managed by Schroder Mortuary, 701 1st Ave., Silvis, IL 61282, (309) 755-2212. Private burial will be Thursday, Dec. 11.
He was born Aug. 29, 1989, in Moline, to Travis Hearn Sr. and Colleen Stovall.
Travis' passion was to play football. He enjoyed playing with dogs, computers, watching sports on television and spending time with his family and friends. He especially enjoyed his nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his parents, Travis (Stephanie Moore) Hearn Sr. and Colleen Stovall; sisters, Rashanda Gay, Moline, Catrina Gay, Roneisha Gay, Caleiha Simmons, Jade Moore, Ebony Hearn and Tia Hearn, all of Rock Island; brother, Travis Hearn III, Rock Island; grandmother, Gwentha Stovall, Moline; grandfather, Melvin Quick, Rock Island; great-grandmother, Vicie Stovall, Rock Island; special friends, special uncle, Kenneth (Linda Cagle) Hearn, special friend, Asia Brown; and a host of aunts, uncles cousins and friends; and a special thank you to the entire Quad-Cities community, who reached out not only to Travis, but to his family to help them through one of the most trying times that the Hearn and Stovall family had to face. And also to his grandmother, Gwentha Stovall, and cousin, Curtima Hearn, who stuck by Travis until the end. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
He was preceded in death by his fraternal grandparents, Willie Hearn and Willie Mae Hearn.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.