SW Atlanta's Willie Watkins Funeral Home to Handle Usher's Stepson's Arrangements
Willie Watkins has been named as the funeral home to handle the remains of Usher's stepson.
The AJC has reported that Kile Glover, Usher’s stepson has died. Kile was 11 years-old and the son of Tameka Foster. He died Saturday morning, two weeks after a Lake Lanier boating accident left the child critically injured.
The Willie Watkins Funeral Home, which is a long-time business of the historic West End, will be in charge of the funeral. Willie Watkins was established in 1982 and is the choice of families and celebrities alike. There has been no details given to the public about the upcoming funeral and arrangements.
Kile, whose father is Atlanta TV executive Ryan Glover, suffered a major brain injury on July 6 after a man on a personal watercraft ran over him and a 15-year-old girl while they were being towed on an inner tube behind a pontoon boat, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said.
Kile was unresponsive when pulled from the lake following the midafternoon crash. He and the teenager were flown to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.
A the 11-year-old died of heart failure, according to Channel 2 Action News.
Condolences came via Facebook and Twitter on Saturday evening. DJ Frank Ski of V-103 posted: “CRYING, I Will Miss You Kile! … Sometimes Life Is So Unfair.” Greg Street tweeted: “Lil RG is an Angel now, Ryan, Tameka, Usher & the whole Glover Family we gotta make him proud!”
Tweets were also sent by singer Justin Bieber, Toni Braxton, Russell Simmons, Eric Benet, and many others.
The investigation of the incident that led to this young boys death continues.