Funeral held for University of Georgia football player from New Milford killed in crash

Funeral services were held Friday in Englewood for Devin Willock, the 20-year-old from New Milford who was killed in a car crash on Jan. 15.

News 12 Staff

Jan 27, 2023, 6:47 PM

Updated 541 days ago

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Funeral services were held Friday in Englewood for Devin Willock, the 20-year-old from New Milford who was killed in a car crash on Jan. 15.
The Community Baptist Church of Englewood was filled with those who loved and knew Willock - his family, teammates from University of Georgia and from New Milford High School, and Paramus Catholic where he played as a teenager, for what was called a celebration of his life.
The crash happened after a celebration of the national championship for the University of Georgia Bulldogs where Willock was a player for the team.
Also killed in the crash was Chandler LeCroy, a recruiting staff member who was driving. Local police say the crash was partly caused by speed.
News 12 New Jersey’s Marci Rubin says coaches spoke of not only Devin’s football abilities but also his academic success and just being a great person all around.
A GoFundMe page has been created to help both families.


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