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A look at the life of Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim

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EAST TEXAS (KLTV) -

The funeral for Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim, a co-founder of Pilgrim's Pride, was held today.

Pilgrim died in July in Pittsburg. 

He was an iconic figure in East Texas. His story is truly a rags-to-riches tale. 

The beloved businessman was celebrated during a memorial today. 

Today Pilgrims Pride employs thousands of people and produces chicken for more than 46 million customers each day.

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