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Posted: Monday, July 21, 2014 12:20 pm | Updated: 2:58 pm, Mon Jul 21, 2014.

Funeral services for a Fairmount man killed by a horse Saturday have been set for Ponders Chapel in Fairmount.

The horse fell on Charles Gregory Townsend, 20, about 9:38 p.m., according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office. He later died at Gordon Hospital.

Services to celebrate Townsend's life are set for Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 1 p.m., at Ponders Fairmount Chapel, 2556 U.S. Highway 411 in Fairmount. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Get Wednesday's Calhoun Times for more about Townsend and what a friend of his called a "tragic accident."

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