A funeral will be held today the former mayor of Gary, Indiana.
Mourners paid their respects to Rudy Clay at a visitation today.
He died last week after battling prostate cancer.
Clay was 77-years-old.
Today’s funeral will be held at the Genesis Convention Center at 11 a.m.
The public is invited to attend, but are encouraged to come early because a large crowd is expected.
Gary mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Judge Greg Mathis are scheduled to speak.