Vincent Jackson‘s closest family and friends members stated goodbye to the NFL star at a small non-public funeral service on Wednesday — and now his physique can be cremated, per his needs.
The previous NFL star was discovered useless by a housekeeper on the Homewood Suites resort in Brandon, Florida on Feb. 15 … however officers imagine he might have been useless for days.
Legislation enforcement officers say the 38-year-old broad receiver struggled with power alcoholism and imagine it performed a major function in his dying.
Now, Jackson’s physique can be cremated and the ashes will stay together with his household, per Allison Gorrell, the manager director of the Jackson In Motion 83 Basis.
Jackson’s mind was donated to the CTE Middle at Boston College — as a result of his household believes the NFL participant suffered mind trauma throughout his lengthy soccer profession.
The CTE Middle is taken into account a world chief in CTE analysis — and the household hopes donating Vincent’s mind will assist docs and scientists determine a method to forestall and deal with CTE in different athletes.
“Vincent being who he was would have needed to assist as many individuals as potential,” Gorrell advised the New York Times final week.
“It is one thing his household needed to do to get solutions to a few of their questions.”