Remembering Benjamin Keough: A Look at the Late Musician’s Funeral

The world was shocked when news spread of the sudden death of Benjamin Keough, the son of Lisa Marie Presley and grandson of Elvis Presley. On July 12, 2020, Benjamin Keough, 27, died of an apparent suicide. As the world mourned, plans were quickly made to remember the musician’s life and lay him to rest.

The Funeral

The private funeral was held at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, California. On July 15, 2020, Benjamin Keough was laid to rest in a beautiful ceremony surrounded by his family and friends. The funeral was attended by his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, his sister, Riley Keough, and other members of his family. The funeral was kept private, and the family asked for their privacy to be respected as they said goodbye to Benjamin.

The Eulogy

Lisa Marie Presley gave a heartfelt eulogy at the funeral. She talked about how she and Benjamin were incredibly close and how she was devastated by his sudden death. She also said that Benjamin loved music and was a talented musician himself. He was passionate about his craft and loved sharing his music with the world. She said that although he was gone too soon, she was comforted knowing that his music would live on.

The Music

Throughout the funeral service, music was played. The music was a mix of Benjamin’s favorites, as well as songs by his grandfather, Elvis Presley. As the funeral service came to an end, the song “Always on My Mind” by Elvis Presley was played. This song was a fitting ending to pay tribute to Benjamin’s life.

The Burial

Following the funeral service, Benjamin Keough was laid to rest. He was buried in a private ceremony at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, alongside his grandfather Elvis Presley. The site of Benjamin’s final resting place is a sacred place for his family, as it is where Elvis was laid to rest in 1977. The burial was a solemn affair, as the family said their final goodbyes to the beloved musician.

The Memorial

At the burial, the family also planted a tree in Benjamin’s honor. The tree was planted at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, and it will serve as a permanent memorial to Benjamin’s life. It will be a reminder of the legacy he left behind and a symbol of his life that will live on forever.

The Aftermath

The death of Benjamin Keough has left the world mourning and reflecting on his life. Although it was a tragedy, the funeral and burial of Benjamin was a beautiful way to honor his life and memory. His family, friends, and fans will always remember him and the music he left behind.


The death of Benjamin Keough was a tragedy that left the world in shock. However, his family was able to honor his life with a beautiful funeral and burial service. The music that was played, the eulogy that was given, and the tree that was planted will all serve as reminders of the legacy Benjamin Keough left behind.