Have a Whopper & Fries on the Way to the Burial

The following teaser is from the January 28, 2013 edition of GlobalPost.com:

David Kime Jr. wanted a burger and fries at Burger King – his favorite fast food joint.

The World War II veteran, who died on Jan. 20 at 88, was buried with a “Whopper Jr.” from Burger King, said the New York Daily News.

He had requested his funeral procession pass by the restaurant for a meal on its way to the cemetery.

Each mourner purchased a burger for the road, with an extra for the deceased man.

His burger was placed on his coffin during the ceremony.

Read the full article.

Another article with more pictures at the New York Daily News site.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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