FORT MYERS, Fla. --- Local residents prepare to say their final goodbyes to Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller at a Sunday viewing prepared in his honor.
The viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Gendron Funeral Home located at 2325 East Mall Drive behind the Edison Mall in Fort Myers. The viewing service is open to the public.
The full honors funeral ceremony will be held on Monday at noon at Germain Arena in Estero and will also be open to the public.
Officer Jobbers-Miller, 29, was shot on July 21 after responding to a call at the Marathon Gas station on Dr. Marin Luther King Jr., Boulevard in. Jobbers-Miller died one week later from his gunshot wound on July 28.
The Fort Myers Police Department released the following statement on Monday thanking the community for its support:
"The members of the Fort Myers Police Department are grateful for the overwhelming amount of support being shown by our community for the family of fallen officer Adam Jobbers-Miller.
Businesses and organizations have contacted the department announcing fundraisers to assist the officer’s family. "
It is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Ft. Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller has passed away as a result of the injuries sustained on Saturday, July 21st. Please continue to pray for Officer Jobbers-Miller’s family, friends and our entire FMPD Family pic.twitter.com/sz1U5huO5a
— Fort Myers Police (@fortmyerspolice) July 29, 2018
Details of Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller’s public funeral services. A viewing will be held Sun., 8/5, from 4 pm to 9 pm at Gendron Funeral Home, 2325 East Mall Drive, Ft Myers FL, A funeral ceremony on Mon. 8/6 at 12pm Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero, FL. pic.twitter.com/9uGXa25toX
— Fort Myers Police (@fortmyerspolice) July 31, 2018
— Fort Myers Police (@fortmyerspolice) August 1, 2018
Remember - fund raising event for the family of Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller tonight at Miller’s Ale House,4400 Kernel Circle Fort Myers. They will host raffles to win hotel weekend stays, Everblades tickets, Skyzone adventures and more from 5 to 9pm.
— Fort Myers Police (@fortmyerspolice) August 2, 2018