Watch: Ross Perot's Invitation-only Memorial Service Begins at 2 P.m.

This story will be updated today. The live stream below will begin at the time of the service.An invitation-only memorial service for Dallas billionaire Ross Perot gets under way at 2 p.m. today.Perot, a self-made billionaire, renowned patriot and two-time independent candidate for U.S. president, died last week at age 89 after a five-month battle with leukemia. Perot's family will hold the memorial service at Highland Park United Methodist Church. They also created a website honoring his life and legacy.Speakers during the service will include Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone, retired Army Gen. and Heisman Trophy winner Pete Dawkins and Perot's son, Ross Jr. Perot also has four daughters.Business columnist Cheryl Hall has written extensively about Perot from his days as founder of Electronic Data Systems Corp. to his philanthropic endeavors. She interviewed more than a dozen of Perot's closest friends and those memories can be found here. She also discussed his colorful and influential life with our media partner, KXAS-TV NBC 5, in the interview below.  Continue reading...

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