A community viewing is planned Monday for Rayshard Brooks — who was killed in a confrontation with Atlanta police – and the 27-yr-old’s family and friends will honor his lifestyle in a funeral service Tuesday, according to a report.
The viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, in which the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. served as a co-pastor from 1960 right until his assassination in 1968, in accordance to CNN.
“Ebenezer is a parish for all individuals, a sanctuary for those who undergo,” explained the Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer, WSB-Tv set documented.
“Rayshard was not a member of our church but he, and his cherished ones, are a component of our family. We find to embrace them, ease and comfort them and walk beside them in the days in advance,” he included.
Tuesday’s non-public support will be held at 1 p.m. at the church, the place King’s daughter, the Rev. Bernice A. King, will communicate. Warnock will supply the eulogy.
Atlanta media mogul Tyler Perry has made available to fork out for the funeral preparations, in accordance to Brooks’ family members attorney Chris Stewart.
Gospel singers Smokie Norful, Tamela Mann and Kurt Carr are predicted to perform at the funeral provider, CNN claimed.
Brooks was fatally shot by an Atlanta law enforcement officer who experienced responded to a Wendy’s pursuing reports that he was asleep in his car or truck in the travel-through lane.
Garrett Rolfe, who has been fired from the power, is billed with felony murder, 5 counts of aggravated assault, a person rely of 1st-diploma legal hurt to property and 4 counts of violation of oath in Brooks’ death.
His former spouse, Devin Brosnan, faces charges of aggravated assault and three counts of violation of oath.