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The memorial service for Cincinnati Bengals’ Wide Receiver Chris Henry took place today near downtown New Orleans and his teammates as well as his fiancee Loleila Tonga gathered to pay their final respects.

“Can’t nobody feel what I’m feeling right now. … We loved each other very much. People say I helped change his life. No. He changed mine,” said Tonga, wearing sunglasses and pausing between sentences.

“We were supposed to get married in three months, but I’m going to wait until I see him again.”

Chris Henry died last Thursday, a day after falling off the back of a moving truck his fiancee was driving.  According to police, Chris and his fiancee got into an argument at the Tonga home and she drove off. Chris jumped in the back of the truck’s bed and a witness quotes him as saying If you take off, I’m going to jump off and kill myself. Police say that his fiancee stopped the truck to assist him when he fell off about a half mile from the house.

He is survived by his fiancee Loliela Tonga and her three kids.