George Floyd's Funeral and Memorial Services Announced One Week After His Death

Memorials and funeral services for George Floyd will be held in North Carolina, Texas and Minnesota, all three states in which he once resided prior to his death
By Cydney Contreras Jun 02, 2020 9:04 PMTags
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Due to concerns over the coronavirus, attendance will be limited, NBC News reports. Further information is forthcoming.

According to TMZ, boxer Floyd Mayweather will be covering the costs of the funeral taking place in Houston. The outlet shared a photo of the $88,500 check that Mayweather sent to the Houston funeral home.

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It is expected that former Vice President and 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden will be in attendance at the Houston services on Tuesday, a lawyer for the Floyd family confirmed to NBC News. 

Biden is one of the many celebrity figures—including Ariana GrandeNick Cannon and Jamie Fox among others—who are participating in the protests and voicing their demands for justice. 

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