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Funeral held for Ron Springs

Updated: May 20, 2011, 9:20 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

CARROLLTON, Texas -- Former Dallas Cowboys running back Ron Springs was remembered during Thursday's funeral service as a fun-loving guy.

Springs, who was in a coma for four years before dying a week ago because of a heart attack, was 54.

Numerous ex-teammates attended the funeral service at Covenant Church.

"He had a great sense of humor," said quarterback Roger Staubach, who spoke at the service. "A lot of fun."

Everson Walls, who donated a kidney to Springs in ...

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