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Family, friends to remember slain Charleston chef at memorial Sunday

Shane Whiddon (Source: The Southern Weekend) Shane Whiddon (Source: The Southern Weekend)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A memorial service is scheduled for a slain Charleston chef who was shot and killed on Thursday.

Anthony Shane Whiddon, 37, was fatally shot at his workplace, Virginia's on King, Charleston County Deputy Coroner Sheila Williams said. Whiddon served as executive chef at the popular restaurant.

The memorial service will be held at the Historic Rice Mill building on Lockwood Drive in Charleston. It is set to begin at 3 p.m. this Sunday afternoon.

Friends and old co-workers began remembering Whiddon by sharing fond memories they have of the slain chef. 

Mourners began leaving flowers outside of Virginia's on King, where Whiddon served as executive chef of the popular downtown restaurant.

Whiddon's name was all over social media Friday as friends, family, co-workers and even random strangers remember his positivity. Most people pointed out his kind heart and talent as a chef.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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