OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for Chris Gradoville on Thursday, October 7 at 2 p.m. at Sokol Arena on the Creighton University campus with visitation from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Gradoville was the Creighton University Director of Baseball Operations.
He died last Thursday at the age of 37 after being shot.
Gradoville played for the Bluejays between 2004 and 2007. He returned last year to work for the university.
Omaha police say that Gradoville was allegedly shot and killed when he showed up at a rented home to perform maintenance on the property. The suspect in the shooting, Ladell Thornton, was denied bond.