Celebrity News September 19, 2018
Burt Reynolds Laid to Rest in Private Funeral
On Wednesday, Burt Reynolds' funeral took place at Family Church in West Palm Beach, Florida.
According to the funeral program, obtained by Us Weekly, Reynolds' “Last Movie Star” co-star Todd Vittum delivered the eulogy, while his “Smokey and the Bandit II” co-star Patrick Moody ended the funeral with a prayer.
Reynolds' longtime friend Mo Mustaine also took the stage for a recollection of his life.
Local singer Cooper Getschal and pianist Copeland Davis also performed. After the eulogy, Broadway singer Avery Sommers sang “Amazing Grace.”
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Pastor Jimmy Scroggins delivered what was described as a message of hope.
Following the funeral, friends and family went to E.R. Bradley's Saloon. A source told People magazine, “Burt was a real person and he loved these kinds of casual watering holes.”
According to his death certificate, Reynolds was cremated. He died on September 6 at 82.