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On Tuesday (September 1), acclaimed actor Michael K.

According to the Harrisburg Patriot-News, Williams was buried in Harrisburg, where his mother lives and where he supported numerous charitable and youth programs in the area.

“He loved his mother,” and said he was a member of the community, said Jannathan Branham, the funeral home manager at Hooper Memorial Home. Harrisburg embraced him as an adopted son.

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Sept. 6, Williams, 54, was found dead in his Brooklyn home. He was best known for his roles as Omar Little in the Brooklyn native Baltimore-based TV series The Wire, Chucky White in the boardwalk Empire, and Montroz Freeman in HBO’s Lovecraft Country, which nominated him for his fifth Emmy.

According to Williams’ nephew, Orvans Williams, his body was discovered by another nephew named Donovan. The New York Post reported that law enforcement sources discovered drug paraphernalia in Williams’ apartment where his body was found and it is thought he died of a possible overdose.

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Artist and actress Rani Latifa, actor Malik Yoba and The Wire producer David Simon, The Wire co-stars Andre Roy, Jamie Hector and Felicia “Snoop” Pearson were in attendance. Singer Maria Carey and actress Gabrielle Union sent flowers, Penn Live reported.

Watch footage of the service below:





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