AceShowbiz - Young Dolph has been laid to rest, nearly two weeks after he was shot and killed in Memphis. The private funeral procession moved through his hometown on Tuesday, November 30.
The service was held at First Baptist Church Broad Street. Images from the funeral program have been shared online, showing photos of Dolph and his grandmother from reportedly the first time she ever flew on a plane.
The late rapper was also memorialized with pictures of his family and children. The front of the program features what is presumably his childhood nickname, "Main Main." One of his quotes, "You only got one shot at life, one life to live, make the most out of it, put as many smiles as you can on people's faces, help as many people as you can," is also on display.
The "Major" spitter's casket and the family's caravan of black SUVs were later escorted by police to the cemetery across from Hamilton High School, Dolph's alma mater. Memphis police told FOX13 they were assisting with traffic with the celebration of life.
According to Memphis Police, "MPD is on the scene 2835 Broad Avenue for the funeral of Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. The family of Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. asks that everyone please respect their privacy during this difficult time as they mourn the loss of their loved one."
Plans are in the works for a public ceremony to allow fans to say their goodbyes to Dolph. The public ceremony is scheduled to take place on December 16 at FedExForum.
Dolph was gunned down while shopping inside Makeda's Butter Cookies on Airways Blvd. on November 17. He was reportedly picking up cookies for his mother at the time.
Police have released pictures of two men who were caught on surveillance camera holding out guns during the incident, but no arrests have been made.