New Orleans family honors loved one with unusual funeral

Renard Matthews was killed in a shooting in New Orleans two weeks ago.

The family of 18-year-old Renard Matthews is getting a lot of attention for the way they are honoring his memory.

Matthews was positioned to be sitting in a chair, with a Playstation controller in his hands, with some of his favorite snacks by his side. He wore a Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics jersey, sunglasses and a pair of Irving's socks.

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The family chose to celebrate him in a unique way this past Sunday, surrounding him with his favorite snacks and "playing" NBA2K while wearing the jersey of Kyrie Irving. But just how big of a fan was the New Orleans teen of the Boston Celtics star? In his hands was a PS4 controller, and a phone on his lap plugged into what appears to be a portable charger.

It definitely tops the charts of originality when it comes to wakes, but that doesn't detract from its sentimental nature.

Family and friends gathered for Sunday's wake.

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