HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) - This weekend, family and friends will be saying their final goodbyes to 18-year-old Albert Dock, killed two weeks ago in a car crash.
Dock, affectionately known as “Spud,” was a student-athlete at Liberty County High School.
He was riding in a car with two other people on Saturday, Jan. 26. That’s when police say Dock was hit and killed by a drunk driver.
Friends, family and the Liberty County community have been honoring the 18-year-old in the weeks since his passing.
Last week, Dock was honored during halftime at the Liberty County High basketball game. His teammates gave his mother flowers, offering their condolences.
"I just want to say thank you to everybody who loved my baby so much. I really appreciate all of you guys,” said Nikki Dock. “It just gives me comfort to see how much my baby was loved by everybody."
Dock’s wake is happening Friday at Dorchester Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. His funeral will be held Saturday at noon in the Liberty County High School gym.
Dock’s family says he will be laid to rest at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
22-year-old Antoine McLendon, the Fort Stewart soldier accused of causing the cash, faces several charges, including murder.
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