Chadwick Boseman | Dennis Leupold
With the news of Chadwick Boseman’s return arrangements, the reality of losing the Panthers has finally begun.
The actor died of multiple organ failure at his home in Los Angeles on August 28 (the underlying cause was colon cancer). He was buried in the Welfare Baptist Church Cemetery in Belton, South Carolina. According to his death certificate, the funeral took place six days after his death (September 3). The cemetery is only 11 miles from Boseman’s hometown of Anderson.
On the same day as the funeral, his hometown paid tribute to their fallen star and screened Panther, Fans wear masks and follow social grooming guidelines when remembering stars.
A few days later, Boseman also met with his wife, close friend, and his wife at an intimate memorial in Malibu, California, on September 5. Panther only.
These documents also show that Bosman underwent surgery to remove colon cancer in 2016 after diagnosis, and performed laparoscopic surgery in March to remove metastatic cancer. His death was revealed in a family statement posted on his Instagram last month.
Many of the actors who brought our black idol to life, including Jackie Robinson, died on the same day that Major League Baseball celebrated Robinson.