George Floyd's family says the memorial and celebration of life services will be held on Monday and Tuesday next week, according to a release from the Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center.
"Floyd, a 46-year-old man who was raised in Houston’s Third Ward, was killed during an encounter with Minneapolis police officers," the statement says.
The public memorial for Floyd will take place on Monday at The Fountain of Praise Church in Houston, the statement says.
There will be a private service at an undisclosed location on June 9, according to the statement.
The statement says former professional boxer Floyd Mayweather will pay for the services. The statement also notes that other notable guests are expected at the private service, but does not detail who those guests will be.
The statement mentions the protests that have taken place across the country and asks those are participating "to do so peacefully." It also mentions the Covid-19 outbreak and asks all who are attending the memorial to wear a mask and gloves.