Football fan honored by positioning his corpse facing a television screen

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Photos of a wake are going viral after a New Orleans family staged their loved one's corpse in an upright position so it looked like he was playing a video game. Matthews was sitting in a chair, video game controller in hand, surrounded by his favorite snacks, with his beloved Boston Celtics on the television screen. Friends and family gathered in New Orleans to remember Matthews the way they knew him best.

Matthews, a native of New Orleans, will be buried Tuesday at Interment Providence Memorial Park.

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Renard was also pictured wearing his favourite player socks in a scene made to look like a typical, family home.

Renard Matthews' mother said her son, who died two weeks ago, was a big Kyrie Irving fan. On a side table next to him were his favorite snacks: Doritos, a box of Chocolate Chip Crunch, and a bottle of soda.

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Renard Matthews, who passed away at 17 years old, was a Celtics fan and enjoyed playing the National Basketball Association 2K video game.

The tragic youngster had been out walking his dog when he was shot and robbed of his cellphone.

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