I have always joked that when the time comes that I kick the bucket, I want to be taken to a taxidermist, so I can be propped up on the couch with a beer in one hand and a remote in the other. The reality is that I really don’t give a flying fuck what the hell happens to my body after I’m gone, I won’t be inside it anymore.
However this man may have the right idea, a Jack Daniels coffin.
Via The Daily Mail:
Former soldier Anto Wickham started planning his own funeral after seeing eight Army pals killed during the Iraq war.
The 48-year-old, from Belfast, paid a Nottingham-based firm £3,000 for the ten-foot high replica of a bottle of his favourite tipple.
Mr Wickham, who spent 22 years with the Royal Irish Regiment, said: ‘While working in Iraq after I had a very close call.
‘Over a 28-day period in February 2007 I was attacked 74 times and there were some days we would get three or four hits in one day.
‘I was attacked by heavy machine gun fire, IEDs and roadside bombs.
‘I lost eight colleagues. At the time I thought I would have to plan my funeral because something could go wrong.
‘I didn’t want a normal funeral and it had to be a celebration of life because I have been to too many funerals of colleagues where they were very sad occasions.
‘I wanted something completely different and I decided my favourite drink is Jack Daniels. Read More...
Maybe I can get buried in a Jameson casket, or better yet cremated and then poured into a bottle of Jameson.