World War II veteran would get his final wish accomplished as his casket would be decked out with Juicy Fruit Gum. The Roanoke, Virginia Navy veteran’s love for juicy fruit gum dates back to his younger and active years in service.
It is an uncommon burial request , although unusual burial requests are not bizarre to people. There were some other uncommon burial requests by some other notable personalities.
Comic book author, Mark Gruenwald’s ashes were said to have been mixed with ink that was later used into the first edition printing of Squadron Supreme. James Duohan was not left out, too. He had his own cremated remains launched into space.
Another striking burial request was that of oil heiress, Sandra West. When the 37-year-old oil heiress died, she was dressed in her nightgown and placed in the front seat of her 1964 Ferrari. This was a burial request she had made before her demise.
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It was revealed that Suttie always requested for packs of Juicy Fruit Gum whenever he was anywhere for visitations. Oakey revealed again that it was not just at funeral home visits alone the gums were requested, also, the gum was requested at the doctor’s offices including restaurants.
Economy’s family was sent about 250 packs of Juicy Fruit Gum as a way of appreciation for his support and lifelong recommendation of the brand. Economy is at present at Virginia Veterans Care Clinic for treatment and he is believed to become better.
Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit Gum has a fascinating flavor and it was one of the reasons Economy loved it. His burial request would finally be accomplished. A feat for him!
When 94-year-old World War II veteran is being buried, his casket would be decked with several packs of Juicy Fruit Gum which is his final wish.