A Virtual Cemetery created by Legacy

Favorite Famous Folk

Famous people who meant something to me who aren't included in any of my other Virtual Cemeteries.

70 memorials
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 Johann Christian Bach

Johann Christian Bach

5 Sep 1735 – 1 Jan 1782

Composer. The youngest surviving son of

St Pancras, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

 Erma Bombeck

Erma Bombeck

21 Feb 1927 – 22 Apr 1996

Newspaper Columnist. For three decades she...

Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA

Dr Thomas Neville Bonner

Dr Thomas Neville Bonner

28 May 1923 – 2 Sep 2003

Educator and Author. Thomas Bonnor was the...

Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA

 Billie Burke

Billie Burke

7 Aug 1884 – 14 May 1970

American Stage and Motion Picture Actress. She is...

Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Ray Charles

Ray Charles

23 Sep 1930 – 10 Jun 2004

Singer, Entertainer. Born Ray Charles Robinson in...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy

22 Aug 1862 – 25 Mar 1918

Composer. One of the most important composers of...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

 Claude Debussy
No grave photo

Claude Debussy

22 Aug 1862 – 25 Mar 1918

Composer. One of the most important composers of...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

 Walt Disney

Walt Disney

5 Dec 1901 – 15 Dec 1966

Entertainment Magnate and Film Pioneer. Most...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Doris Duke
No grave photo

Doris Duke

22 Nov 1912 – 28 Oct 1993

Philanthropist. Born in New York City, she was the...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea
 Billy “Mr. B” Eckstine
No grave photo

Billy “Mr. B” Eckstine

8 Jul 1914 – 8 Mar 1993

Singer, Actor. Mr. "B" is often considered a...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
 Betty Jean Everette

Betty Jean Everette

23 Nov 1939 – 19 Aug 2001

Singer. Best known for her 1964 hit "The Shoop...

South Beloit, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA

 Geraldine <I>Bledsoe</I> Ford
No grave photo

Geraldine Bledsoe Ford

5 Nov 1926 – 5 Oct 2003

Judge. She was the first female African-American...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

 Mohandas Karamchand “Mahatma” Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand “Mahatma” Gandhi

2 Oct 1869 – 30 Jan 1948

Indian Statesman and Spiritual Leader. Mohandas...

Cremated , Ashes scattered
 Marvin Gaye, Jr
No grave photo

Marvin Gaye, Jr

2 Apr 1939 – 1 Apr 1984

Rhythm and Blues Singer. The son of an Apostolic...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea
 George Gershwin

George Gershwin

26 Sep 1898 – 11 Jul 1937

Composer. He is best remembered for his...

Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Althea Gibson
No grave photo

Althea Gibson

25 Aug 1927 – 28 Sep 2003

Professional Tennis Player. A tennis player at the...

Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

 Oscar Hammerstein, II
No grave photo

Oscar Hammerstein, II

12 Jul 1895 – 23 Aug 1960

Lyricist. Librettist. Composer. Born Oscar Greeley...

Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Paul Harvey, Sr

Paul Harvey, Sr

4 Sep 1918 – 28 Feb 2009

News Commentator. Born Paul Harvey Aurandt, he was...

Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA

 Aaliyah Dana Haughton

Aaliyah Dana Haughton

16 Jan 1979 – 25 Aug 2001

R&B singer, dancer, entertainer and actress....

Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Walter Lee Hawkins
No grave photo

Walter Lee Hawkins

18 May 1949 – 11 Jul 2010

Gospel Singer. He was one of gospels most...

Unknown

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