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LAKE BUTLER, Fla. -- A funeral service was held for long-time Union County Sheriff Jerry Whitehead Saturday in Lake Butler.

Theservice was held at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church in Lake Butler. Hundreds were expected to be in attendance.

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Whitehead died Wednesday in Gainesville after suffering cardiac failure. He was 60-years-old.

Whitehead was the longest serving Sheriff in the State of Florida.