A community viewing is planned Monday for Rayshard Brooks — who was killed in a confrontation with Atlanta police – and the 27-yr-old’s household and good friends will honor his existence in a funeral company Tuesday, according to a report.
The viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the place the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. served as a co-pastor from 1960 right up until his assassination in 1968, in accordance to CNN.
“Ebenezer is a parish for all men and women, a sanctuary for people who go through,” claimed the Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer, WSB-Tv set reported.
“Rayshard was not a member of our church but he, and his beloved types, are a aspect of our family members. We search for to embrace them, convenience them and stroll beside them in the times ahead,” he extra.
Tuesday’s private support will be held at 1 p.m. at the church, the place King’s daughter, the Rev. Bernice A. King, will talk. Warnock will present the eulogy.
Atlanta media mogul Tyler Perry has provided to pay for the funeral preparations, in accordance to Brooks’ loved ones legal professional Chris Stewart.
Gospel singers Smokie Norful, Tamela Mann and Kurt Carr are predicted to complete at the funeral company, CNN noted.
Brooks was fatally shot by an Atlanta police officer who had responded to a Wendy’s pursuing stories that he was asleep in his vehicle in the travel-through lane.
Garrett Rolfe, who has been fired from the force, is charged with felony murder, 5 counts of aggravated assault, one particular rely of 1st-degree prison damage to assets and four counts of violation of oath in Brooks’ dying.
His previous lover, Devin Brosnan, faces expenses of aggravated assault and 3 counts of violation of oath.