Lynchburg - Sad news, Lynchburg Hillcats Team President Rex Angel died Wednesday at age 85. Angel had suffered a fall at his home last Wednesday and had been in serious condition at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Angel had been a member of the Lynchburg Baseball Corporation since its inception in 1965 and was active in area sports groups. He was also the Chestnut Hill Baptist Church treasurer. Rex will be sorely missed by many.Hillcats General Manager Paul Sunwall said "Rex's passing is a great loss for the Hillcats and Lynchburg. He was a dear friend to all of us, and someone we all care deeply for."
Visitation is Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home from 3-to-5 with the funeral Monday at 1 at Chestnut Hill Baptist Church.