Riverside National Cemetery

Men and women interred at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Riverside County, California.
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John Agar
John Agar was born in Chicago, the eldest of four children. In World War II, Sgt. John Agar was a United States Army Air Force physical instructor. His 1945 marriage at the Wilshire Memorial Church to "America's Sweetheart" Shirley Temple put him in the public eye for the first time, and a movie contract with independent producer David O. Selznick quickly ensued...
“ Plot: Section 55A, Site 18 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Section 48, Grave 5164 ” - Syl
Vivian Austin
Health problems, which lead to blindness, forced Ms. Austin into early retirement from the motion picture business. A Palm Springs CA physician, Dr. Ken Grow, managed to restore her sight and later they married.
“ Plot: Section 4, Lot 533 ((NOTE: He is not Harry D Bartell, who was married to Kathryn.) ” - Syl
“ Plot: AA, D, 4 ” - Syl
Tommy Bond
Art Department, The Carol Burnett Show
Thomas Ross Bond, best known as the bully Butch in the "Our Gang" comedies, was born September 16, 1926 in Dallas. He got his start at the age of 5 when a talent scout for Hal Roach studios approached him as he was leaving a movie theater with his mother. Moving from Dallas to L.A. Bond appeared in dozens of "Our Gang" and "Little Rascals" features before outgrowing the role...
“ Plot: Section 28, Grave 1608 ” - Syl
Stanley Clements
Stanley Clements realized he wanted a show-business career while he was in grammar school, and when he graduated he toured in vaudeville for two years. He then joined the touring company of Edward Bowes' (aka Major Bowes) Amateur Hour. In 1941 he was signed to a contract by 20th Century-Fox and appeared in several B films for the studio...
“ Plot: 4, 512 ” - Syl
Chris J. Condon
Cinematographer, Evil Spawn
“ Plot: 51 0 1055 ” - Syl
Marguerite Courtot
Little-known today but regarded in her time as one of the screen's great beauties, New Jersey-born Marguerite Courtot was sent in 1909, at age 12, to be educated in a European convent. By the time she returned to the US she had blossomed into such a beauty that she soon had a career as a top photographer's model; it didn't take long for offers from the film industry (much of which...
“ Plot: Section 42, Site 1258 ” - Syl
William Lasky
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Thank God It's Friday
“ Plot: Section 5, Grave 54 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Section 2, Grave #1910 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Section 32, Grave 839 ” - Syl
Patsy Montana
Soundtrack, Lone Star
A pioneer in country music, Patsy the yodeling cowgirl, grew up in Hope, Arkansas. In 1930 she moved to California with an older brother, won a talent contest, and began performing on radio. She joined a group called the Montana Cowgirls, and that groups leader, 'Stuart Hamblin' renamed her Patsy. Moving on to Chicago in 1933...
“ Plot: Section 32, Grave 725 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Section 49B, Site 2309 ” - Syl
Jeff Richards
Jeff Richards, born Richard Mansfield Taylor in Portland, Oregon, was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Upon graduation he was ready to embark on a career in professional baseball when he entered the Navy in June of 1943. During World War II, he served as a radio technician until his discharge in 1946...
Woody Strode
Woody Strode was a respected actor with strong African and Native American ancestry. He was Cree and Blackfoot on his father's side and Cherokee on his mother's. While some reviewers and historians claim he could have been a more well-known and cast minority actor if not for his size and physically strong appearance...
“ Plot: Section BA, Row C, Grave 213 ” - Syl
Leon Wagner
Leon Wagner played 12 major league seasons (1958-69) as a left handed hitting, right handed throwing outfielder for the Giants, Cardinals, Angels, Indians and White Sox. Finished his career with a lifetime batting average of .272 and 211 home runs. His best power season was 1962 when he hit 37 home runs and drove in 107 runs for the Los Angeles Angels.
“ Plot: Sec.55-A Gr. 2172 ” - Syl
Noble Willingham
Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Chinatown, Good Morning, Vietnam, City Slickers, City Slickers II, and The Distinguished Gentleman. He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east of Dallas. After graduating from North Texas State College...
Alan Wilson
Soundtrack, Into the Wild
Alan Wilson grew up in Arlington, Massachusetts, where he attended Arlington High School and where his love for blues grew, along with his blues record collection. He went out to Los Angeles to attend school, where he met Bob Hite, who shared a similar love for blues music. They formed the band...
“ Plot: 50, 0, 4304 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Section 13A, Grave 332
GPS coordinates: 33.5284882, -117.1653900 (hddd.dddd) ” - Syl
“ Plot: Section 53A, Site 3667 ” - Syl