Pinellas Park, FL -- Bill Young II says his dad, U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young, served into his 80's because he was driven to help others.

Speaking with 10 News two days before his father will be laid to rest, Young II said his dad's hobby was helping people.

"Even on his time off, he would go out to the military hospitals or the veterans hospitals and make sure everyone was doing OK," he said."It didn't matter if you lived in his district or not, if you lived in Tampa and you called and had a problem, he'd help you if he could."

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Young II also said of all the titles his dad ever held, the one his father liked the most was that of "papa."

Funeral services for the Congressman are scheduled for Thursday afternoon at First Baptist Indian Rocks Church in Largo. Thousands are expected to attend.

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