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Burt Reynolds Remembered By Family And Friends At Emotional Florida Funeral — See The Photos

Rest in peace, Burt Reynolds. The beloved Hollywood icon — who passed away at age 82 on Sept. 6 — was remembered by his family and close friends at a private funeral held at Family Church in West Palm Beach, FL today, Wednesday, Sept. 19. 

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According to photos obtained by Closer Weekly, the service began with a welcome and opening prayer followed by a performance of “Forward to the Moon” by singer-songwriter Cooper Getschal, who was previously a student in Burt’s master acting class at the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre.

Next, Burt’s longtime friend Mo Mustaine took the stage to deliver a recollection of Burt’s prolific life. Closer Weekly additionally learned that the actor’s former flame Sally Field did attend Burt’s funeral and entered the church through a side door before the sevice began. 

Scroll down to see photos from Burt’s emotional funeral and get more details on the service.