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Funeral for Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach, scheduled Tuesday

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 3:57 PM EDT, Mon August 6, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Garret Reid's funeral will be held Tuesday, according to the funeral home
  • Police say 'no suspicious activity'
  • Reid was found dead in his room at Eagles training camp
  • Players and staff offer their condolences

(CNN) -- The funeral for Garrett Reid, son of Philadelphia Eagles head football coach Andy Reid, will be held Tuesday morning, according to the website of the Philadelphia funeral home handling arrangements.

Tuesday is the team's previously scheduled day off this week.

Police have ruled out suspicious activity regarding Reid's death and turned the investigation over to the coroner, CNN affiliate WFMZ reported.

Reid, 29, was found dead on Sunday in his room at the Eagles training camp at Lehigh University.

"This is a tough morning for all of us in the Eagles family," the team's general manager, Howie Roseman, said Sunday, holding back tears as he announced the news to reporters.

"Garrett grew up with this team, and this makes this news even harder for us to process."

Training camp will continue, he said. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo will oversee the team until Andy Reid returns, according to the team.

Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said Reid, while grieving, regrets being away from the team.

"I expect Andy to be coaching this week; in fact, I know he feels that way and he is very, very focused on both his family and his profession," Lurie said.

Mornhinweg spoke highly of the head coach's character, offering the team's support in return for Reid's years of devotion.

"Andy is a rock. He's given us ... great support for many, many years and it's just very simple: We're here to support him now," he said.

The 29-year-old was assisting the strength and conditioning staff at training camp, the team said. He was a guest of his father, not part of the staff, a team spokesman said.

The younger Reid had "bold laughter and zest for life" and was "proud of his rank as an Eagle Scout," said an online statement from the Frank C. Videon Funeral Home in Philadelphia.

He planned to begin studying sports management in the fall, the statement said.

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