Tyler little league coach remembered

Hundreds attended a vigil Monday night for a youth league football coach who died on the sidelines

TYLER -  A vigil was held Monday night to remember a Tyler little league football coach who died on the field Saturday.
Anthony "Banks" Erskine II collapsed Saturday while coaching the football team for Tyler Lions Youth Sports. Board members for the group tell CBS19 it is believed that Erskine died from a heart attack. 
At 6:30 p.m. Monday, players, parents and supporters of the team gathered for a vigil in honor of Erskine at the Tyler Lions Home Field at 1900 Bellwood Rd.
Funeral services for Anthony Erskine will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at College Hill Baptist Church in Tyler.
A GoFundMe has been setup to help the Erskine family pay for funeral expenses. If you would like to donate, click here.

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