Riverside National Cemetery

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Buried here:

Jim Pash

Jim Pash  was the saxophonist for “The Surfaris” known for their 1963 instrumental hit “Wipe Out.” Jim passed away on April 29, 2005 at the age of 56  from congestive heart failure.

Edward Benjamin Townsend

Edward Townsend was the co-writer of Marvin Gaye’s hit single “Let’s Get It On.” He is also the father of singer David Townsend. Ed died on August 13, 2003 at the age of 74.

Earl Palmer

Earl Palmer was a highly in demand session drummer, he can be heard on many recording artists hits including Little Richard’s “Tutti-Frutti“, Fats Domino’s “I’m Walking“, Bobby Day’s “Rockin’ Robin“, Ritchie Valens’s “La Bamba” and Sam Cooke’s “Twistin’ The Night Away“.

Earl passed away at the age of 83 on September 19, 2008.

Will J. “Dub” Jones

Dub Jones was in “The Coasters” starting in 1957 and remained with them until they disbanded in 1972. Dub died at the age of 71 on January 16, 2000  from the complications of diabetes.

Jerry Wallace

Jerry Wallace was a singer/songwriter that had many top 40 hits including “Shutters And Boards” and “In The Misty Moonlight. He later found greater success in country music. Jerry died on May 5, 2008 after suffering congestive heart failure at the age of 79.

Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside CA 92518