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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
Aretha Franklin (1942-2018) - Find A Grave Memorial Cemetery Headstones, Cemetery Art, Aretha Franklin, Unusual Headstones, Woodlawn Cemetery, Famous Tombstones, Famous Graves, Grave Memorials, Momento Mori

Aretha Franklin (1942-2018) - Find A Grave...

Singer. She received her international acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” with her 18 Grammy award-winning hits sung with a bluesy, soulful voice that few could match in power and gusto. Her genre ranged from gospel to jazz, rhythm and blues to pop. In 1987 she was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

 A native of Dallas, Texas, he was the lead guitarist for the influential heavy metal group "Pantera" and DamagePlan. He was Murdered on Stage At The Alrosa Villa Nightclub Columbus Ohio. Hard Rock, Dimebag Darrell Guitar, I Love Music, My Music, Pantera Band, Musica Country, Leelah, Cemetery Art, Cemetery Statues

Darrell Lance “Dimebag” Abbott (1966-2004) - Find...

Heavy Metal Musician. A native of Dallas, Texas, he was the lead guitarist for the influential heavy metal group Pantera. The band, popular from it's beginning in 1982 up through the 2000s, released several albums over their more than 20 year career, and had signature songs such as Mouth For War, Walk, This Love, and...

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...

 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,...

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

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...

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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...

 Born Ian Fraser Kilmister, he was a founding member and frontman of the heavy metal rock group "Motörhead". Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Heavy Metal Rock, Famous Graves, Rock Groups, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, Grave Memorials, Find A Grave, Metal Signs

Lemmy Kilmister (1945-2015) - Find A Grave...

Heavy Metal Musician. Born Ian Fraser Kilmister, he was a founding member and frontman of the heavy metal rock group Motörhead. Inspired to become a musician after seeing the Beatles perform in concert, he spent his early years playing in a variety of bands, as well as working on the road crew for rock guitar legend...

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...

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...

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...