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Tom Petty Laid To Rest In Private Service In Pacific Palisades

(hennemusic) Tom Petty was laid to rest in a private ceremony in Pacific Palisades, CA on October 16, two weeks following his October 2 passing at the age of 66 in a Santa Monica, CA hospital after being unfound unconscious in his Malibu home.

Billboard reports the service for family, friend and colleagues was held at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine, the same temple and meditation garden where Petty's good friend and former Beatles member George Harrison was laid to rest in 2001.

A spokesperson for the late rocker said the private service was followed by a celebration of life with those in attendance.

Petty's daughter, AnnaKim Violette, shared images from the memorial, including one featuring a portrait of her late father alongside some flowers at the event, which she captioned using lyrics to "The Dark Of The Sun" from 1991's "Into The Great Wide Open": "The dark of the sun we will stand together." Read more here.


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