Muhammad Ali’s casket arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday ahead of his Friday, June 10, funeral and public memorial service.
Ali, 74, died in a hospital on Friday, June 3, after being admitted for respiratory issues.
On Saturday, his family spokesperson Bob Gunnell announced plans for Ali’s memorial service, which will be held on Friday at Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center at 2 p.m. local time and open to the publice. Former President Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and Bryant Gumbel will give eulogies.
There will also be a procession throughout Louisville and fans will be able to stream the service online.
“Muhammad’s extraordinary boxing career only encompasses half his life. The other half was committed to carrying a message of peace and inclusion to the world. Following his wishes, his funeral will reflect those principals and will be a celebration open to everyone,” spokesman Bob Gunnell said Saturday.
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