Bronson, Florida: Grave of Bo Diddley

Musician Bo Diddley's (1928-2008) signature boxy red guitar is angled across his headstone. A slab lists the Rock Hall of Famer's contributions, including "Originator of Rock N Roll."

Rosemary Hill Cemetery

Address:
285 East Thrasher Dr, Bronson, FL
Directions:
Visible from SR 24 on the SW end of cemetery under trees. In front part of cemetery by road.
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Bo Diddley grave.

Grave of Bo Diddley

After walking around the cemetery looking for this tombstone and not being able to find it, I decided to leave. On my way out of the cemetery I spied it right in the front by the road.

[Shannon Hiser, 11/28/2015]

Grave of Bo Diddley.

Grave of Bo Diddley

Guitar picks left on the grave. Take one at your peril. Bo knows.

[William, 08/08/2015]

A fun memorial for a music legend. Carved on the mighty Bo Diddley's upright tombstone: "Pioneer & Icon & Pharoah & Originator & Legend." Each claim to fame is further explained on his slab.


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