The Seminole Republican who represented District 13 in Congress for 43 years died Friday, and the visitation was the first of two opportunities for those who knew him personally or through his work to say goodbye. Today's funeral in Largo is expected to draw thousands, including nationally known politicians and military brass.
PINELLAS PARK - U.S. Rep. Bill Young's body and his family have arrived ahead of this afternoon's public visitation at the C.W. Bill Young Armed Forces Reserve Center, where a large crowd is expected. Drivers are advised to avoid the Gateway area just north of Gandy Boulevard, between U.S.