The funeral of Pimp C, who passed on last Tuesday, has been set for Thursday, December 13, 2007. Pimp C (born Chad Butler) will be laid to rest in his hometown of Port Arthur, Texas. The memorial service will take place at the Robert A. Bowers Civic Center, located at 3401 Cultural Center Drive in Port Arthur, Texas. The funeral is open to the public, and is set to kick off at 11 a.m.
As previously reported, Pimp C was found dead in an L.A. hotel room, on Nov. 4, 2007. According to his record label, Rap-A-Lot Records, the Texas veteran was in Cali to assist rapper Too $hort with a few live performances. He was later discovered alone dead in his room hotel room. An autopsy has been conducted to ascertain the cause of death.
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