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Congressmen, military members pay respects to Rep. Young at Fla. funeral


Oct. 24, 2013 : The casket containing the body of deceased congressman C.W. Bill Young is carried into First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks. (AP)

Funeral services are underway for U.S. Rep. Bill Young, who died last week after 43 years in Congress.

Several hundred people gathered Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks in Largo to honor Young. He died Friday at 82.

Republican House Speaker John Boehner, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos, former Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England and Rep. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, are among those scheduled to eulogize Young.