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Local volleyball coach dies after being hospitalized with COVID-19

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Posted at 8:55 PM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 09:30:25-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Sunday, we learned of the passing of the director of Lexington United Volleyball, Chris Beerman.

His loved ones say Beerman was a husband, father, and beloved friend.

Beerman was hospitalized with COVID-19 earlier this month.

A GoFundMe page was started to help the family as he battled the virus. As of Sunday night, there have been more than $60,000 raised for the family.

Former UK volleyball star Leah Edmond posted a tribute on Instagram.