Family has son dressed in Kyrie Irving jersey playing NBA2K at funeral

Family has son dressed in Kyrie Irving jersey playing NBA2K at funeral

Matthews was sitting in a chair, video game controller in hand, surrounded by his favorite snacks, with his beloved Boston Celtics on the television screen.

The 18-year-old Matthews will be buried Tuesday.

Food consisting of doritos and root beer was also nearby. All of these things clearly meant a lot to Matthews, and it's a gesture that while odd, is the send-off that his family felt would be the best representation of how they'd like to remember him; enjoying himself.

Renard was also pictured wearing his favourite player socks in a scene made to look like a typical, family home.

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Temeka, the mother to Matthews, revealed during an interview with a local news station WGNO, that her late son was a football and basketball fan - his favourite athlete was Celtics guard Kyrie Irving.

According to the Times-Picayune, Matthews was shot and killed while he was walking his dog on June 25.

Police do not have a motive for the crime, and so far no one has been arrested.

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