Funeral for W. W. "Hootie" Johnson scheduled for Monday

Chairman Hootie Johnson And Low Amateur Sergio Garcia At The Amateur Dinner Of The 1999 Masters Tournament (Photo by Augusta National/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) - Funeral services for W. W. "Hootie" Johnson are scheduled for Monday in Columbia.

The ceremony will take place at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, located at 3200 Trenholm Road, at 2 p.m. The former Augusta National Golf Club chairman and USC football player passed away on Friday at age 86.

Born in Augusta, Georgia, Johnson grew up in Greenwood, South Carolina and attended USC on a football scholarship.

He also served as the chairman of the executive committee at Bank of America. He later became a director at the company.

Read the statement on his passing from Augusta National Golf Club here.

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