He is dressed in a Celtics jersey, holding a video game controller and sitting next to his favorite snacks. His wake was on Sunday afternoon and Matthews' family chose to prepare his body in a way that will allow them to remember him the way he lived his life. Due to their son's passion for basketball and the Boston Celtics, the family had him wearing his Kyrie Irving jersey for the wake.
Renard Matthews' mother said her son, who died two weeks ago, was a big Kyrie Irving fan.
The body of a dead teenager, Renard Matthews, was dressed and propped up in a chair while surrounded by his favourite snacks for a freakish memorial service held by his family.
At the Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home in Treme, his family showed the world the things Matthews love the most.
The 18-year-old Renard Matthews of New Orleans, LA, was robbed and shot dead on June 25 while strolling with his dog. His favorite snacks were positioned on a nearby table and the floor.