Family, friends and a number of guests gathered in Minneapolis for Gorge Floyd's memorial service on Thursday.
The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy at the service, which took place at North Central University.
This was the first of several memorial services for Floyd.
A public viewing and a private service will be held Saturday in Raeford, North Carolina. Floyd was born in North Carolina.
On Monday, Floyd's body will return to Houston, where there will be a public memorial and a private service. Floyd moved to Houston at a young age and called the city home. (CNN)