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Read the Blistering Message from a Republican's Widow to Charlie Crist Banning Him from Her Husband's Funeral

"Please honor my family's request."

U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young's widow has a message for former Republican Charlie Crist: Stay away from my husband’s funeral.

Rep. Bill Young (Getty Images)

Congressman Young, the longest serving Republican member of the House, passed away last week.

And according to Young's widow, Beverly, the Florida congressman was apparently deeply unimpressed with Crist’s constantly evolving political beliefs and party affiliations.

So Beverly Young sent Crist an email telling him to stay away from her husband’s funeral.

Here’s a full copy of the email (via Tampa Bay Times):

Charlie:

This e-mail is to officially advise you that your presence at my husband's memorial services will be unacceptable. I have watched over the years, as Bill had, your transparent attempts to manipulate the political arena. I don't want my husband's memorial service to be another opportunity for that and I will not tolerate anyone turning this into a platform for political gain.

Please honor my family's request.

Sincerely,

Beverly Young,

Widow of Congressman Bill Young

Crist, who dropped his senate bid and party affiliation in 2010 and later became a Democrat after it became clear he couldn't beat then-state House Speaker Marco Rubio, did not immediately respond to TheBlaze’s request for comment.

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