Young Dolph, born Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., was buried on Tuesday (November 30) at a private funeral in Memphis, Tennessee.
Fox 13 reporter Jeremy Pierre, who attended the invitation only Celebration of Life, tweeted photos of the funeral program. One photo showed the 36-year-old and his grandmother together on an airplane, which Pierre, per Dolph’s family said was the first time she ever flew.
Another tweet included a clip that captured the funeral procession as it was leaving the church for a cemetery in South Memphis.
Young Dolph, 36 was shot and killed outside of Makeda’s Cookies on November 17. So far no arrest has been made in connection to the murder, but Memphis police shared photos of two masked men that are reportedly believed to be the shooters. A Mercedes Benz, which is said to have been used as the getaway vehicle during the shooting has also been recovered.
Following news of his tragic death, several industry friends took to social media to pay their tributes to Dolph and his family.
Last week, Dolph’s family thanked fans for “the outpouring of love” in their first statement since his death.
“There are no words that exist, that sufficiently express the pain we are feeling as a family. Losing Adolph, Dolph, Man-Man, changes our lives forever,” they said. “And while we will take each day as it comes, we are comforted in knowing that he leaves a legacy that reflects his heart. A heart that was for his family. A heart that was for the people.”