The family of Paul Walker celebrated his life on Dec. 14 at an emotional funeral in the Hollywood Hills. The family all leaned on one another and focused on how amazing Paul’s life was, a source who attended told HollywoodLife.com exclusively.
Paul Walker, 40, was remembered in an extremely emotional, intimate service where his family and Fast and the Furious costars gathered to pay their respects. They focused on the positive things from Paul’s life and didn’t discuss how he died, the source told us.
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“It was extremely intimate and even though it was a funeral people were in a somewhat joyful mood because they were all talking about Paul and sharing fun memories,” the insider told HollywoodLife.com exclusively.
It’s so nice that they could be in a joyful mood. His close family has had nothing but positive things to say about Paul since his death in interviews, so it’s sweet that they could share happy memories.
“Along with that, it was exactly what you would expect from a funeral, there were tears but it was a great sense of unity with everyone that was there since we all knew each other, everyone was there for each other,” the source said.
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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…… 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•
The source added that everyone was there for one another, and the family was extremely strong.
“His family was very strong and showed so much strength, everyone wanted to make sure they were OK and pretty sure that was achieved,” they continued. “It was a beautiful day where everyone was celebrating his life and not harping on how he died. It was great just to remember him with everyone.”
— Emily Longeretta, Reporting by Russ Weakland