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Paul Walker's Funeral: Friends and family say their final goodbye

(Yahoo!) - Two weeks after Paul Walker was tragically killed in a fiery car crash, the "Fast & Furious" actor was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Nearly 50 family members and friends gathered on Saturday to pay their respects to the late star during the non-denominational service. The 40-year-old's remains were cremated and his ashes were interred at the famous cemetery, which is the final resting place for many Hollywood stars.

Those in attendance included his father Paul Walker Sr., his mother Cheryl Walker, his brothers Caleb Walker and Cody Walker, as well as other family members and close friends, reports E! News.

Several people spoke during the service, but many were too overcome with grief to speak, reports Us Weekly.

Following Walker's funeral, approximately 200 friends and family attended a memorial service at a soundstage on the Universal lot. "Steal My Kisses" singer Ben Harper played a song in Walker's memory, and Walker's dad, Paul Walker Sr., Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal, Ron Meyer, Paul's manager Matt Luber, Paul's siblings, and many more assembled to celebrate his life, reports E! News.

Later Walker's "Fast & Furious" friends and co-stars, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez and Ludacris, took to Instagram and Twitter to share their final thoughts and prayers for their beloved friend.

"Today In a room full of your loved ones I wish today was your wedding instead.... God has a better plan even beyond ALL of our own understandings," Tyrese posted in a touching tribute on Instagram, along with a photo of Paul. "For selfish reasons we all wanted you to stay, another laugh, another take, another talk, another moment..... I guess you can't get all you ask for in life.... But our hearts are FULL from all the moments we DID have, 13 years of laughter and grace, humility and love..... Never did I take my access for granted.... Continue praying for his #Family, his daughter #Meadow, you are the WORLDS best friend that's why we're all feeling it... #RIHAW Rest In Heaven Angel Walker."

Ludacris posted a photo of Walker smiling broadly and captioned it, "Always in our hearts."

Rodriguez eloquently wrote on Twitter, "I said goodbye to a great man today, a man I never got to show just how much I love his spirit and his golden heart, "stay golden pony boy"... I hope you get my tweet in heaven, ps your right; 'stop talking just do it already';) Love you Paul, your departure is fuel to my fire, well meet again, enjoy that light."

Walker's team is planning a global tribute to the actor on Dec. 15 and announced their plans on Twitter.

Rest in peace, Paul Walker.

Photo Credit Splash News

 

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