The Young and the Restless spoilers reveal heartbreak and tears all around as the Winters family and their friends say goodbye to Neil. It’s a difficult day for everyone, but nobody seems to have a harder time than Lily.
As the funeral service begins, Ana (Loren Lott) sings a lovely rendition of Amazing Grace and then the reverend says a few words.
He then asks Neil’s daughter to walk up and eulogize her father, but Lily (Christel Khalil) can barely make it to the podium before breaking down.
She says she just can’t do it, so Malcolm (Shemar Moore) takes her place and moves everyone to tears. Neil’s (Kristoff St. John) friends also say a few words, including Jack (Peter Bergman) and Victor (Eric Braeden), but Lily knows she must say something.
After Devon (Bryton James) speaks, he asks Lily to try again and she does. Once again, she fails and asks Cane (Daniel Goddard) to speak in her place.
Cane tries telling Lily he doesn’t think Neil would have liked him speaking at his funeral due to the animosity between them over the years — and especially in recent months while Lily had been in prison.
But, Cane does what Lily asks and pays a tearful tribute to Neil, saying he taught him how to be a father because he was such an amazing father himself. Like Malcolm, Cane thanked Neil for making him the man he is today.
When Cane finishes, he knows what has to be done. He takes Lily’s hand and leads her to the podium. He tells her to lean on him and know he’s there for her and that she’s strong enough to do this.
And, indeed she is. Through …continue reading on the next page —>