Greenwood Memorial Park (Renton, Washington)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Greenwood Memorial Park
Jh-grave.jpg
Jimi Hendrix memorial in 2006
Greenwood Memorial Park (Renton, Washington) is located in the United States
Greenwood Memorial Park (Renton, Washington)
Location in the United States
Greenwood Memorial Park (Renton, Washington) is located in Washington (state)
Greenwood Memorial Park (Renton, Washington)
Location in Washington
Details
Established1910
Location
350 Monroe Avenue Northeast
Renton, Washington, U.S.
Coordinates47°29′16″N 122°10′17″W / 47.48787°N 122.17151°W / 47.48787; -122.17151Coordinates: 47°29′16″N 122°10′17″W / 47.48787°N 122.17151°W / 47.48787; -122.17151
Owned byDignity Memorial
WebsiteGreenwood Memorial Park
Find a GraveGreenwood Memorial Park

Greenwood Memorial Park is a cemetery in the northwest United States, located in Renton, Washington, a suburb southeast of Seattle. It is notable as the resting place of rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970), a Seattle native;[1][2] over 14,000 fans visit his memorial annually.

Also interred at Greenwood are professional football players Clancy Williams (1942–1986) and Nesby Glasgow (1957–2020).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final journey for Jimi Hendrix". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. October 2, 1970. p. 5A.
  2. ^ "150 fete Hendrix". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. October 2, 1970. p. 7.

External links[edit]