Gary Moore's grave "neglected", but his family claims headstone is coming
The publication quotes fan Irene Campbell from Sussex, England--where Moore was buried--as being "really disappointed" about how his final resting place has been kept.
“When I went to look for Gary Moore’s grave at the parish church, it took me ages to find," said Campbell. "Having been to Pere Lachaise in Paris recently and visited Jim Morrison’s grave, I was expecting some sort of original memorial, maybe a guitar in stone. Just as I was giving up I found it tucked away against a back wall with no obvious markings. The little black scarf draped on the cross probably was what caught my eye. The grave was not delineated or looked after — there were lots of fallen leaves not swept up.
“I was really disappointed," she added, "and thought it looked neglected.”
But in a statement released to the Telegraph, a spokesman for Moore's family addressed the issue.
“A headstone is currently being made," reads the statement, "as arranged by Gary’s family. It does take some time for the ground, following a burial, to settle and to be able to support a headstone or memorial piece. But with the continuing wet weather, this has added to the time that the ground is taking to settle.”
Here's hoping that a memorial befitting Moore's legacy will soon be erected in his honour. In the meantime, we've always got his music:
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