Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Leonard “Chief” Tramiel, the legendary Mississippi Valley State University band director who passed away Saturday at the age of 75.
Mr. Tramiel, a graduate of MVSU, led the “Mean Green Marching Machine” for more than 30 years. He retired in 2013.
The Homegoing Celebration will begin April 19 with a viewing at Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 324 Ave. G, from 1 to 3 p.m.
The funeral will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 at the H.G. Carpenter Auditorium on the Valley campus. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery.