Funeral services for Young Dolph were held at the First Baptist Church on Tuesday. His family laid him to rest in a private ceremony.
Young Dolph Given Private Funeral In Memphis
The city of Memphis blocked off certain streets to provide traffic control for the funeral procession.
“MPD is on the scene at 2835 Broad Avenue for the funeral of Adolph Robert Thornton Jr” police said. “The family of Adolph Thorton Jr. asks that everyone please respect their privacy during this difficult time as they mourn the loss of their loved one.”
Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis on November 17th. Two gunmen drove up and opened fire at the late rapper when he stopped by a local bakery called Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies.
Rappers Pay Their Final Respects To Dolph
As the news of his death became viral, many rappers, producers, and athletes shared their disbelief and sadness on social media, many taking to Twitter to offer condolences to Dolph’s family and friends.