Cedar Key, Florida: Proud Redneck TombstoneYou just don't see many full-color Confederate flag grave markers.
Cedar Key Cemetery
- Gulf Blvd, Cedar Key, FL
- About 100 miles north of Tampa. Hwy 24 west to Cedar Key. Turn right on Whiddon Ave. bear right around school to stop sign. Turn right on Gulf Blvd. Cemetery is approximately one half mile on the right.
- Daylight hours.
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Tombstone of a very proud redneck in the old cemetery in Cedar Key, Florida. Note the oval photograph attached to the headstone. He also liked quadrunners. Terrible poet...[Jim Schroeder, 02/23/2006]
You just don't see many Confederate flag grave markers. The oval photo inset shows "Big Ed," flipping off the camera as he stands next to a dead wild hog dangling from a chain -- presumably a hunting conquest. The polished slab over the grave reads, in part: "Do not stand at my grave and weep for I am not here. I'm in the Happy Hunting Grounds, you should see the deer..."