Ernest Richard “Dr. Paul  Bearer” Bennick Jr.

Ernest Richard “Dr. Paul Bearer” Bennick Jr.

Birth
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Feb 1995 (aged 66)
Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
Burial Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 32027239 View Source
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Does anyone know exactly his burial place? I only maintain page & idk?

Ernest R. "Dick" Bennick, Sr. a/k/a Dr. Paul Bearer was the famous host of Saturday afternoon show "Creature Feature" and nighttime show "Fright Night." Dr. Paul Bearer had a signature sign-off on his show stating "I'll be lurking for you."

He gained national notority as being the longest-running horror host on television. He was known to drive a black hearse and sang memorable songs such as "Poisoning the Pidgeons in the Park."

In his honor, the Mayor of Tampa, Florida declared October 30 as "Dr. Paul Bearer Day."

Mr. Bennick passed away after open heart surgery at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.


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