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January 31, 2014

Ohio man's wish fulfilled as he is buried on motorcycle

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Billy Standley's body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, The Dayton Daily News reported. He was affixed on top of his bike – a 1967 Electra Glide cruiser-- which was then placed inside a Plexiglas casket. - - PhotoBlog

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 31, 2014 10:17 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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A 1967 FL? YIKES! Dollars to donuts someone tries to dig up the bike.
There's a Stephen King novel in the making.

JWM

Posted by: jwm at January 31, 2014 10:38 PM

What jwm said!

Posted by: Fausta at February 1, 2014 6:55 AM

El Cid rides again.

Posted by: waltj at February 2, 2014 12:16 AM

Almost as good as being shot by a jealous husband.

Posted by: BillH at February 2, 2014 7:23 AM

silliness unbound

Posted by: ghostsniper at February 2, 2014 9:31 AM

Too much like Sati.

If my bike survives me, Long may you run.

Posted by: mushroom at February 3, 2014 8:26 AM

I'd ride it right out of that grave...

Posted by: Frisco Scooter Trash at February 6, 2014 7:28 PM

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