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Jimmy Dean’s Final Resting Place Will Be Piano-Shaped Mausoleum
Jimmy Dean’s Final Resting Place Will Be Piano-Shaped Mausoleum
Jimmy Dean, the singer-songwriter, movie and TV star and sausage entrepreneur who died June 13 at age 81, will be laid to rest in a piano-shaped granite mausoleum. CMT reports that the nine-and-a-half-foot long tomb, which he purchased several years ago at a cost of $350,000, is located near the banks of the James River on the late entertainer's property in Varina, Va...
Jimmy Dean Dies at 81
Jimmy Dean Dies at 81
Country music legend Jimmy Dean -- known best for his smash hit about workingman hero 'Big Bad John,' died at home in Henrico County, Va., on Sunday at the age of 81. The singer's wife, Donna Meade Dean, told the Associated Press that "he had some health problems but was still functioning well, so his death came as a shock...