LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General view seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

LONG BEACH, CA – JANUARY 03: General view seen at Richard “Ricky” George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Long Beach, California. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

On Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, Cindy Ambers delivered the news that actor and comedian Ricky Harris had died.

Harris, widely known for his roles in Heat, Poetic Justice and “Everyone Hates Chris” died of a heart attack, Ambers, his manager revealed.

Richard “Ricky” George Harris II Wake Family and Friends Viewing was held at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church in Long Beach, California on Monday, January 2, 2017.

Richard “Ricky” George Harris II Celebration of Life was held at New Hope Baptist Church in Long Beach, California on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Harris’ PR team writes:

These photos are shared with the utmost respect from Ricky Harris family. Ricky Harris Celebration of Life was a beautiful ceremony filled with love, laughter and treasured memories of his life shared by his family, friends and colleagues.

(center Ricky's mother Annie Pearl Waddell surrounded by the love of Ricky's industry friends)

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 02: (C) Annie Pearl Waddell Ricky's Mom, Annie McKnight, J Anthony Brown, Battelcat, Royale Watkins, Doug Williams, Kim Tavers, Sherri Shepherd, Louis Dix, Luenell, Hope Flood, Adai Lamar, Jeff Arnold and more seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Family & Friends viewing at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Luenell Campbell, Kym Whitley, Sherri Shepherd

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 02: Luenell Campbell, Kym Whitley and Sherri Shepherd seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Family & Friends viewing at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Kiani Iman Harris, Annie Pearl Waddell, Kiara Ali Harris

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 02: Kiani Iman Harris, Annie Pearl Waddell and Kiara Ali Harris seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Family & Friends viewing at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General view seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Melanie Comarcho, Marcus King

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Melanie Comarcho and Marcus King seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Michael Williams, Donnon Green, Guy Torry

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Michael Williams, Donnon Green and Guy Torry seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Sherri Shepherd

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Sherri Shepherd seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Alex Thomas

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Alex Thomas seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

John Singleton

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: John Singleton seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Richard

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: ___ seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Earthquake

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Earthquake seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General view of funeral procession seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Annie Pearl Waddell

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Ricky Harris mother Annie Pearl Waddell seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Friends of Ricky at Ricky Harris Celebration of Life

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General view friends of Ricky Harris seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Red Grant

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Red Grant seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Chris Spencer, Joey Wells

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Chris Spencer and Joey Wells seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Daz Dillinger

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Daz Dillinger seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Shante Broadus, Snoop Dogg

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Shante Broadus and Snoop Dogg attend Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's colleagues and VIP friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Scruncho

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Scruncho seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's colleagues and VIP friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's family and friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's colleagues and VIP friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's colleagues and VIP friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Mark Curry

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Mark Curry seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's family and friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Dee Barnes, Kiani Iman Harris, Kiara Ali Harris

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's family seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life Church View

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General church view of Ricky's family and friends seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Dee Barnes, Kiara Ali Harris, Kiani Iman Harris

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Dee Barnes, ricky's daughters Kiara Ali Harris and Kiani Iman Harris seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Lewis Dix Jr., Jeff Arnold, Guy Torry, Joe Torry, David Brandon, Tobin Burns

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Rick's Pallbearers Lewis Dix Jr., Jeff Arnold, Guy Torry, Joe Torry, David Brandon and Tobin Burns seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Daz Dillinger, Lady of Rage, Snoop Dogg

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: Daz Dillinger, Lady of Rage and Snoop Dogg seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life - Pallbearers

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General view of Pallbearers preparing funeral procession at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

Ricky Harris Celebration of Life

LONG BEACH, CA - JANUARY 03: General view of funeral procession seen at Richard "Ricky" George Harris II Celebration of Life at New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by @ATurnerArchives)

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