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10 Of The Most Bizarre Funerals Of Famous People

Even though it is a pretty somber thought, all of us are going to die. And when our time does come, we hope that family and friends will miss us enough to celebrate our hopefully, long and happy life.

Even though it is a pretty somber thought, all of us are going to die. And when our time does come, we hope that family and friends will miss us enough to celebrate our hopefully, long and happy life. A funeral can be many things. It can be an occasion to cry your heart out, celebrate the life of a lost loved one, it can be an elaborate affair, or it can be just a simple gathering of family and friends. When a famous person dies, the result is usually a high profile funeral with family, friends, and fans mourning the death of a once bright star. Like most events surrounding famous figures, the funerals are elaborate, and sometimes downright bizarre. Below is a list of 10 famous figures that had some pretty strange things happen at their funeral. All of these famous figures went out the same way they lived their life, with a bang. Some of these famous people knew exactly what they wanted when they passed on, others has some unfortunate events happen at their funerals that turned a somber occasion into a downright bizarre day. However these famous figures left the world, all of them and their funerals will no doubt be remembered for a long time to come.

10 Bruce Lee 

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9 Jimmy Dean 

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8 Tupac Shakur 

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7 Andrew Jackson 

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6 Genghis Khan 

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5 James Doohan 

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4 William the Conqueror 

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3 Joseph Stalin 

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2 Malcolm McLaren 

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1 Hunter S. Thompson 

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Hunter S. Thompson was a journalist and author who became well known after the publication of Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. Johnny Depp portrayed the writer in the movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Thompson died on February 20, 2005, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The funeral of Thompson was a private affair that included 280 attendees. According to sources, per Thompson’s request, his ashes were fired from a cannon with an accompaniment of red, white, blue and green fireworks. The writer died as he lived, with a bang.

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