Memorial service set for Army Specialist

By WEEK Producer

Memorial service set for Army Specialist

July 26, 2013 Updated Jul 26, 2013 at 8:27 PM CDT

NORMAL, Ill. -- A memorial service for Army Specialist Anthony Maddox has been set.

It will be held Thursday, August 1st at Eastview Christian Church in Normal.

Maddox died Monday while serving in Afghanistan, two days after a fuel-truck explosion left him with extreme third-degree burns.

He was 22.

Visitation on Thursday is from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Memorial Service will be held afterward, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Funeral will be in Port Arthur, Texas, near where Maddox's mother lives, on Saturday, August 3rd.