Memorial services for Ollie Genoa Matson were set for Saturday, March 12, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles, 760 S. Westmoreland Ave.
Matson, for whom the Los Angeles Rams traded nine players in 1959, played with the team from 1959 to 1962.
He died at 80 on Feb. 19. His remains will be cremated.
Former Rams teammate Deacon Jones will be in attendance along with Stephen A. Perry, the president and executive director of the NFL Hall of Fame.
Bill Cosby has sent a DVD with a tribute.