Riverside National Cemetery

by Syl | created - 17 Aug 2012 | updated - 15 Jan 2017 | Public

Men and women interred at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Riverside County, California.

1. John Agar

Actor | Fort Apache

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 ...

Plot: Section 55A, Site 18

Plot: Section 48, Grave 5164

3. Vivian Austin

Actress | Born to Speed

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.

5. Harry Bartell

Actor | Dragnet

Harry Bartell was born on November 28, 1913 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Dragnet (1951), The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He died on February 26, 2004 in Ashland, Oregon, USA.

Plot: Section 4, Lot 533 ((NOTE: He is not Harry D Bartell, who was married to Kathryn.)

6. Norman Bartold

Actor | Westworld

Norman Bartold was born on August 6, 1928 in Alameda County, California, USA as Norman Hillman Bartold. He was an actor, known for Westworld (1973), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Raise the Titanic (1980). He was married to Sheila Bartold. He died on May 28, 1994 in Riverside County,...

Plot: AA, D, 4

7. Tommy Bond

Actor | Superman

Forever etched in our minds as the bully with the protruding lip who gave beloved Alfalfa plenty of angst in the "Our Gang" serial shorts, actor Tommy Bond was actually a gentle, benign soul off the set. Born Thomas Ross Bond on September 16, 1926, in Dallas, Texas, he was discovered by a Hal Roach...

8. Bill Burrud

Actor | Idol of the Crowds

Bill Burrud was born on January 12, 1925 in Hollywood, California, USA as William James Burrud. He was an actor and producer, known for Idol of the Crowds (1937), The Man in Blue (1937) and Captains Courageous (1937). He died on July 12, 1990 in Sunset Beach, California.

Plot: Section 28, Grave 1608

9. Peggy Cartwright

Actress | A Lady of Quality

Peggy Cartwright was born on November 14, 1912 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was an actress, known for A Lady of Quality (1924), Young Sherlocks (1922) and Faithful Hearts (1932). She was married to Bill Walker and Phil Baker. She died on June 13, 2001 in Victoria, British Columbia.

10. Stanley Clements

Actor | Racing Luck

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 ...

Plot: 4, 512

12. Marguerite Courtot

Actress | The Unbeliever

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 ...

13. Grant Gaither

Actor | Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore

Grant Gaither is known for his work on Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore (2004).

15. Robert Karvelas

Actor | The Nude Bomb

Robert Karvelas was born on April 3, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Nude Bomb (1980), Get Smart (1965) and Mary Tyler Moore (1970). He died on December 5, 1991 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

Plot: Section 42, Site 1258

16. Hubie Kerns

Producer | Crime of Crimes

Hubie Kerns was born on August 10, 1920 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Hubert Kerns. He is known for his work on Crime of Crimes (1989), Death Feud (1987) and Where the Red Fern Grows (1974). He died on February 7, 1999 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles.

17. William Lasky

Director | Boy and the Eagle

William Lasky was born on March 24, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an assistant director and director, known for Boy and the Eagle (1949), Rage (1972) and Thank God It's Friday (1978). He died on January 21, 1985 in Los Angeles.

Plot: Section 5, Grave 54

18. Raymond McKee

Actor | A Blind Bargain

Raymond McKee was born on December 7, 1892 in Keokuk, Iowa, USA as Eldon Raymond McKee. He was an actor, known for A Blind Bargain (1922), Kidnapped (1917) and Campus Knights (1929). He was married to Marguerite Courtot and Frances White. He died on October 3, 1984 in Long Beach, California, USA.

19. Lewis L. Millett

Self | Korean War Stories

Lewis L. Millett was born on December 15, 1920 in Mechanic Falls, Maine, USA as Lewis Lee Millett. He was married to Winona Williams and Virginia Young. He died on November 14, 2009 in Loma Linda, California, USA.

Plot: Section 2, Grave #1910

20. Charles Mitchell

Actor | The Brother from Another Planet

Charles Mitchell is known for his work on The Brother from Another Planet (1984), Silver City (2004) and Baby It's You (1983).

Plot: Section 32, Grave 839

21. Patsy Montana

Soundtrack | All About Steve

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. ...

22. Alberto Morin

Actor | The Buccaneer

Alberto Morin was born on December 26, 1902 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Salvador R. López. He is known for his work on The Buccaneer (1958), Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) and About Mrs. Leslie (1954). He died on April 7, 1989 in Burbank, California, USA.

Plot: Section 32, Grave 725

23. Richard H. Nelson

Self | Men Who Brought the Dawn

Richard H. Nelson was born on April 26, 1925 in Moscow, Idaho, USA. He died on February 1, 2003 in Riverside, California, USA.

24. Sidney Omarr

Self | In Search of...

Sidney Omarr was born on August 5, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Sidney Kimmelman. He died on January 1, 2003 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

25. Wyott Ordung

Writer | Walk the Dark Street

Wyott Ordung was born on May 23, 1922 in Shanghai, China as Wyott Barney Ordung. He was an actor and writer, known for Walk the Dark Street (1956), Robot Monster (1953) and First Man Into Space (1959). He died on August 28, 2005 in California, USA.

Plot: Section 49B, Site 2309

26. Mitchell Paige

Self | Medal of Honor

Mitchell Paige was born on August 31, 1918 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USA as Mitchell Pejic. He died on November 15, 2003 in La Quinta, California, USA.

27. Earl Palmer

Soundtrack | Pretty Woman

Earl Palmer was born on October 25, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Earl Cyril Palmer. He is known for his work on Pretty Woman (1990), Cry-Baby (1990) and The Two Jakes (1990). He was married to Jeline Palmer. He died on September 19, 2008 in Banning, California, USA.

28. Jeff Richards

Actor | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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 ...

29. Woody Strode

Actor | Spartacus

An athlete turned actor, Strode was a top-notch decathlete and a football star at UCLA. He became part of Hollywood lore after meeting director John Ford and becoming a part of the Ford "family," appearing in four Ford motion pictures. Strode also played the powerful gladiator who does battle with ...

30. Ed Townsend

Soundtrack | High Fidelity

Ed Townsend was born on April 16, 1929 in Fayetteville, Tennessee, USA. He was married to Janice Townsend and Cherrigale Townsend. He died on August 13, 2003 in San Bernardino, California, USA.

Plot: Section BA, Row C, Grave 213

31. Leon Wagner

Actor | A Woman Under the Influence

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...

32. William Walker

Actor | The Wind in the Willows

William Walker is an actor, known for Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996).

33. Jerry Wallace

Soundtrack | Goodbye Charlie

Jerry Wallace was born on December 15, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was married to Reva Stone. He died on May 5, 2008 in Victorville, California, USA.

34. Skip Ward

Stunts | Executive Decision

Skip Ward was born on September 12, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Rufus King Ward IV. He was a producer and actor, known for Executive Decision (1996), The Gertrude Berg Show (1961) and V (1984). He was married to Julie Payne and Michelle Triola. He died on June 27, 2003 in Calabasas, California,...

Plot: Sec.55-A Gr. 2172

35. Noble Willingham

Actor | Walker, Texas Ranger

Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal (1996), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Chinatown (1974), Good Morning, Vietnam, City Slickers, City Slickers II, and The Distinguished Gentleman. He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east ...

36. Alan Wilson

Soundtrack | Frequency

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, ...

37. Michael Winkelman

Actor | The Indian Fighter

Michael Winkelman was born on June 27, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Lew Winkelman. He was an actor, known for The Indian Fighter (1955), The Real McCoys (1957) and The Big Knife (1955). He was married to Diana M. Bustillos. He died on July 27, 1999.

Plot: 50, 0, 4304

38. Skip Young

Actor | Earth vs the Spider

Skip Young was born on March 14, 1930 in San Francisco, California, USA as Ronald Bix Plumstead. He was an actor, known for The Spider (1958), The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952) and One Step Beyond (1959). He was married to Carol A Whittaker and Beverly Ruth Trout. He died on March 17, 1993...

Plot: Section 13A, Grave 332 GPS coordinates: 33.5284882, -117.1653900 (hddd.dddd)

39. Donald Bevan

Writer | Stalag 17

Donald Bevan was born on January 16, 1920 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer, known for Stalag 17 (1953), Producers' Showcase (1954) and Danger (1950). He was married to Pat Kirkland. He died on May 29, 2013 in Studio City, California, USA.

Plot: Section 53A, Site 3667

40. Walter Ehlers

Actor | The Long Gray Line

Walter Ehlers was born on May 7, 1921 in Junction City, Kansas, USA as Walter David Ehlers. He was an actor, known for The Long Gray Line (1955), Pritzker Military Library Presents (2006) and The War (2007). He was married to Dorothy Decker. He died on February 20, 2014 in Long Beach, California, ...

41. Loretta Agar

Citizen Kane

Loretta Agar was born on September 7, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Loretta Grace Barnett. She is known for her work on Citizen Kane (1941), Revenge of the Creature (1955) and The Golden Mistress (1954). She was married to John Agar. She died on January 27, 2000 in Los Angeles.

42. Abel Fernandez

Actor | The Untouchables

Abel Fernandez was born on July 14, 1930 in East Los Angeles, California, USA as Abel Gonzalez Fernández. He is known for his work on The Untouchables (1959), Steve Canyon (1958) and Pork Chop Hill (1959). He died on May 3, 2016 in Whittier, California.

43. Jim Martin

Actor | Paper Lion

Jim Martin was born on April 8, 1924 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as James Richard Martin. He was an actor, known for Paper Lion (1968), The NFL on CBS (1956) and 1962 East-West Pro Bowl (1962). He died on October 9, 2002 in Corona del Mar, California, USA.