10/3/2011 9:59:00 AMCarrollton, GA - The University of West Georgia mourns the loss of Matthew Dyas, who was killed in a vehicle accident near University Stadium on Saturday. Dyas was a junior finance major from Acworth, who transferred to UWG from Georgia Southern University. He was a member of the UWG men's golf team.
"The entire University of West Georgia community is shocked and saddened at the untimely demise of Matt Dyas, a student, a student-athlete, a friend and classmate to many, and a member of the UWG family," said UWG President Beheruz N. Sethna. "The loss of a young life with so much promise is a tragedy for all of us, and an unimaginable one for his family. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers."
Memorial services for UWG golfer Matt Dyas are scheduled for Thursday and Sunday of this week.
On Thursday, October 6, there will be a visitation for the Dyas family from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church in Powder Springs, Ga. From 6:00-8:00 p.m., there will be a funeral service at that same location.
On Sunday, October 9, there will be a memorial service at Brookstone Country Club beginning at 2:00 p.m. The address of both locations is location below.
Burnt Hickory Baptist Church
5145 Due West Rd.
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Brookstone Country Club
5705 Brookstone Dr. NW
Acworth, GA 30101