Final resting place for the ashes of:
Lowell George was a founding member of Little Feat and was the primary guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for the group. Lowell died on June 29, 1979 at the age of 34 from a heart attack.
Where Lowell Died.
Dennis Wilson was a founding member, drummer, and occasional lead vocalist of The Beach Boys. He was buried at sea. His burial was possible due to the intervention of President Ronald Reagan because non-veterans of the Coast Guard and Navy are not allowed to be buried at sea without cremation. Dennis drowned on December 28, 1983, he was 39 years old. Where Dennis Died.
Lester Bangs was a music journalist, author and musician. He wrote for Creem and Rolling Stone magazines. Lester died on April 30, 1982 from an accidental overdose when he was 33 years old.
Bradley James Nowell
Randy California was the lead guitarist and singer for Spirit drowned off of the coast of Molokai, Hawaii on January 2, 1997. His body was never found and he was officially listed as lost at sea. Randy was 46 years old at the time of his death.
Marvin Gaye was often referred to as “Motown’s Prince” due to his string of hits for the label. On April 1, 1984, his father, Marvin Gay Sr., fatally shot and killed him at their house. Marvin was 44 years old. Where Marvin Died.
Dennis Danell was the founding guitarist for Social Distortion. Dennis died of a brain aneurysm on February 29, 2000 at the age of 38.
Barry White was a soul singer with a deep baritone that became famous for his love songs. He had 106 gold albums, 41 platinum singles, 20 gold platinum singles, and ten platinum singles, which sold over 100 million copies.
On July 4, 2003, Barry died in Los Angeles at the age of 58 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after suffering a stroke. His remains were cremated, and the ashes were scattered in the ocean off the California coast.
Jerry Garcia was a singer/songwriter and guitarist with the Grateful Dead. Part of his ashes were also cast into the Ganges River in India. Jerry died on August 9, 1995 at the age of 53 at a rehabilitation clinic.
Janis Joplin was well known for her powerful singing style. She died of an accidental drug overdose on October 4, 1970, aged 27. Where Janis Died.
Dick Clark is best known for hosting the television shows “American Bandstand” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”. Dick died on April 18, 2012 at the age of 82 from acute myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease.
Marc Moreland was a solo artist and also the guitarist for Wall of Voodoo. Marc died on March 13, 2002 of renal failure at the age of 44.
Jimmy Spheeris was singer-songwriter who released four albums in the 1970s. Jimmy was the brother of film director and producer Penelope Spheeris, and cousin of musician Chris Spheeris and film director Costa Gavras.
Jimmy died when his motorcycle hit a van on July 4, 1984. Jimmy was only 34 at the time of his death.
Dick St. John
Dick St. John was the male half of Dick and Dee Dee, a singer/songwriter duo that was popular in the early to mid-1960s. The duo toured with both the Beach boys and The Rolling Stones.
Dick died on December 27, 2003, after a fall at his home.
Keith Godchaux was keyboard player for the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1979. Keith died on July 23, 1980 aged 32 years old from head injuries he received in a car accident.
Robbin Crosby was the guitarist for the rock group Ratt. He died at the age of 42 on June 6, 2002 from a heroin overdose and pneumonia from the complications of AIDS.