Buffalo, New York: Rick James Grave

The original Super Freak is buried beneath a black tombstone engraved with his freaky likeness.

Forest Lawn Cemetery

Address:
1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY
Directions:
Forest Lawn Cemetery. Enter at the northeast corner of W. Delavan Ave. and Hwy 384/Delaware Ave. Follow the cemetery road with the triple-striped line. When it turns sharply right, instead turn left, down an unmarked road lined with trees on both sides. Follow this road a short distance. When you reach a break in the trees on the right, look right. You'll see Rick James's moderately tall black tombstone several rows in.
Hours:
Gates open daily 9-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Grave of Rick James.

Rick James Grave

The original "Super Freak," Rick James, is buried in Buffalo's Forest Lawn Cemetery. Like other rock star graves, this one has empty liquor bottles strewn about as some kind of tribute. A good-looking stone marker with a likeness of Rick James on it. Also in this cemetery you can find our 13th President, Millard Fillmore.

[Michael Nieto, 01/21/2017]

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