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Famous Graves

Collection by Connie Rizzo-Turpin

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The final resting place of the people who lead us through history & entertained us with their wonderful talents. And the infamous that will fascinate many for years to come.

Connie Rizzo-Turpin
Jean Harlow's funeral was an extravaganza staged at Forest Lawn, Glendale. Cemetery Headstones, Cemetery Art, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Famous Tombstones, Famous Graves, Jean Harlow, Grave Memorials, Memento Mori, Old Hollywood

Jean Harlow (1911-1937) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actress. While only in the spotlight for ten short years, life was cut short by her untimely death and one can only speculate as to what might have transpired had she had a normal lifespan. Jean Harlow was married three times with a fourth on the horizon in William Powell. She appeared in forty one movies, was voted...

Rodney Dangerfield - - Find A Grave Photos. Rodney Dangerfield’s Epitaph “There Goes the Neighborhood” (Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California) Cemetery Headstones, Cemetery Art, Monuments, Tombstone Epitaphs, Famous Tombstones, Halloween Tombstones, The Last Laugh, Famous Graves, Six Feet Under

Rodney Dangerfield (1921-2004) - Find A Grave...

Actor, Comedian. Born Jacob Cohen, a native of Long Island, New York, he was fortunate to have two starts in the show business industry. His first was in the 1940s appearing in the Borscht Belt resorts in the Catskill Mountains of New York state where he wrote jokes, was a singing waiter and did a stand up act under...

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Blues guitarist, "The Sky is Crying", "The House is a Rockin'", died in a helicopter crash after a concert, Eric Clapton was in a different helicopter Stevie Ray Vaughan, I Love Music, Music Is Life, My Music, Reggae Music, Jimi Hendrix, Famous Tombstones, Famous Graves, Out Of Touch

Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954-1990) - Find A Grave...

Rock and Blues Musician. Born in Dallas, Texas, he was part of a musical family. His elder brother Jimmie, guitarist in the group “The Fabulous Thunderbirds”, introduced his younger brother to rock and blues via his record collection. Stevie Ray Vaughan came to appreciate guitarists such as B.B. King, Albert King,...

Penny Marshall - Find A Grave Memorial Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Penny Marshall, Famous Tombstones, Famous Graves, Cute Disney Wallpaper, Buddhist Art

Penny Marshall (1943-2018) - Find A Grave...

Actress, Motion Picture Director. She rose to fame in the 1970s for her role as Laverne DeFazio on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983), receiving three nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her portrayal. Marshall progressed to directing films...

Penny Marshall - Find A Grave Memorial Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Penny Marshall, Famous Tombstones, Famous Graves, Cute Disney Wallpaper, Buddhist Art

Penny Marshall (1943-2018) - Find A Grave...

Actress, Motion Picture Director. She rose to fame in the 1970s for her role as Laverne DeFazio on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983), receiving three nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her portrayal. Marshall progressed to directing films...

Vinnie Paul's grave marker rests next to his brother Dimebag Darrell's gravestone: Photo Dime Bags, Vinnie Paul, Dimebag Darrell, Heavy Metal Rock, Famous Graves, Tonight Alive, Pearl Jam, Concert Posters, Animal Tattoos

Vinnie Paul's grave marker rests next to his brother Dimebag Darrell's gravestone: Photo

Pantera's social pages posted the photo, asking fans to be respectful of the gravesite.

 He is generally considered to be the greatest heavyweight boxer in the history of the sport. Famous Tombstones, Grave Markers, Famous Graves, Jan 17, Cemetery Art, Grave Memorials, Muhammad Ali, In Loving Memory, Famous People

Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) - Find A Grave Memorial

Hall of Fame Professional Boxer, Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete, Civil Rights Activist. He is generally considered to be the greatest heavyweight boxer in the history of the sport. Raised in Louisville, Kentucky, his birth name was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. He was introduced to boxing by a police officer. Since...

Steve Clark of Def Leppard Def Leppard, Kinds Of Music, Music Is Life, Phil Collen, Bon Scott, Joe Elliott, Famous Graves, British Rock, Kid Rock

Steve Clark (1960-1991) - Find A Grave Memorial

Musician. Born in Sheffield, England, he was best known for being the co-lead guitarist and songwriter for the popular British rock band, Def Leppard. In January 1978, he joined Def Leppard and was a constant mainstay until his death. Nicknamed The Riffmaster, he contributed to the band's music and lyrics. He was a...

Buried in Westminster Abbey is Charles Dickens Victorian author whose works include several masterpieces including 'Oliver Twist', 'A Christmas Carol', 'A Tale of Two Cities' and 'The Pickwick Papers'. Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, The Pickwick Papers, Famous Tombstones, Famous Graves, Westminster Abbey, Grave Memorials

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) - Find A Grave...

Author. Born Charles John Huffam Dickens, the son of Elizabeth Cuilliford Barrow and John Dickens, a Naval Pay Office clerk. During his childhood, the family spent time between Plymouth, London, and Chatham. When he was twelve, his father was imprisoned for debt, and the boy was forced to work labeling bottles at a...

Leslie Nielsen - Find A Grave Memorial Leslie Williams, Leslie Nielsen, Lorne Greene, Famous Graves, Training School, Grave Memorials, Find A Grave, The Neighbourhood, Memories

Leslie Nielsen (1926-2010) - Find A Grave...

Actor. Born Leslie William Nielsen, he was a World War II-era Royal Canadian Air Force veteran. He attended the Lorne Greene Academy of Radio Arts and Neighborhood Playhouse (New York City actor's training school) before beginning steady television work in the late 1940s. In the 1950s he began film work, with his...

Luther Vandross - American Singer & Songwriter - George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, New Jersey Famous Tombstones, Richard Marx, Luther Vandross, Famous Graves, After Life, Fashion Mode, Find A Grave, Momento Mori, Rest In Peace

Luther Vandross (1951-2005) - Find A Grave...

Rhythm and Blues Singer. He became successful for soulful, romantic ballads and his many collaborations with such singing stars as Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson. Beginning his career singing background vocals for Richard Marx and Chaka Khan, he was discovered by rock musician David Bowie who...

Randy Rhoads - American heavy metal guitarist who played with Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot. He died in a plane accident while on tour with Osbourne in Florida in Heavy Metal Music, Heavy Metal Bands, Blizzard Of Ozz, Diary Of A Madman, Metal Horns, Best Guitar Players, Best Guitarist, Famous Graves, Music Hits

Randy Rhoads (1956-1982) - Find A Grave Memorial

Rock Musician. A guitar prodigy who started at the age of six and taught at his mother's school during his professional career, he played in an early version of the successful 1980s heavy metal band Quiet Riot, and was the original guitarist for heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne's solo band. Known for combining...

John Wayne - Find A Grave Memorial John Wayne Quotes, John Wayne Movies, John Wayne Death, Old Cemeteries, Graveyards, In Loving Memory Quotes, Iowa, Famous People In History, Cemetery Monuments

John Wayne (1907-1979) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actor. He is noted mostly for his military and cowboy roles, and an American Icon. Fiercely patriotic and a staunch American, he represented an American ideal of rugged individualism. Politically conservative and hawkish, he was directly the opposite of many Hollywood stars, and often ridiculed for his political...

 2003 Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA Educator, Television Show Host. He hosted the educational children's program "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" Mr Rodgers, Old Cemeteries, Graveyards, Famous Tombstones, Westmoreland County, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Death Becomes Her, Waiting On God, Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) - Find A Grave Memorial

Educator, Television Show Host. He hosted the educational children's program Mister Rogers' Neighborhood from 1968 to 2000. His show was watched by millions of children over the years, and was repeatedly hailed by parents and critics for his simple, positive, educational messages. Born Fred McFeely Rogers in Latrobe,...

Garry Marshall - American Producer, Director, Writer and Actor. Marshall was responsible for creating such iconic television sitcoms such as 'Happy Days', 'Laverne and Shirley', 'The Odd Couple' and 'Mork and Mindy'. Cemetery Headstones, Cemetery Art, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Garry Marshall, Famous Tombstones, Concord, Companion Gardening, Thats All Folks, Famous Graves

Garry Marshall (1934-2016) - Find A Grave...

Motion Picture Director, Television Producer, Actor. He was responsible for creating iconic television situation comedy series such as Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, The Odd Couple and Mork and Mindy. Born Garry Kent Maschiarelli, he graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and began his...

Darren “Dutch” Daulton - Find A Grave Memorial Darren Daulton, Making The Team, Famous Graves, Graveyards, Grave Memorials, Philadelphia Phillies, Find A Grave, Baseball Players, Major League

Darren “Dutch” Daulton (1962-2017) - Find A Grave...

Major League Baseball Player. He played fourteen seasons primarily as a catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and Florida Marlins. He made his Major League debut with a two-game stint for the Phillies in 1983, but didn't make the team permanently until 1985. From 1985 to 1988 he served as a back-up catcher behind Ozzie...