Bob the opossum was found with a spinal injury in 2011 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. That injury kept him from being able to be released back into the wild.
Since then Bob had been used to teach thousands of people about wildlife with Wild at Heart Rescue in Gulfport, Mississippi. Last year alone he took part in nearly 300 educational programmes.
Sadly Bob passed away a few months ago due to a neurological injury.
Recently, a good Samaritan stepped up and donated funds so Bob could have a proper funeral and on Saturday a viewing was held at A Pet's Memory Funeral Home and Crematory in Gulfport.
Those who'd come in contact with Bob over the years paid their respects to the marsupial. Many say they fondly remember hand feeding him bananas.
There's a news video here.