Luke Perry’s death certificate reveals he was buried in Tennessee where he was a part-time resident and owned a farm
Luke Perry was laid to rest in Tennessee, his death certificate confirms.
The actor, who passed away on March 4 aged 52, was a part-time resident of the state and had owned a farm there since 1994.
According to the certificate obtained by TMZ, Perry’s body was transported to Dickson, Tennessee and was buried on Monday March 11.
Luke Perry was laid to rest on Monday in Dickson, Tennessee where he owned a farm and resided part-time since 1995
The document also confirms the Beverly Hills 90210 star died from an ‘ischemic cerebrovascular accident’, otherwise known as a stroke, five days before his death.
The time of death is noted as 12:44 PM on March 4.
His fiancée Wendy Madison Bauer, 44, is listed as his next of kin, or ‘informant’.
News of his death sent shockwaves across the rural Tennessee town and residents recalled fond memories of the TV heartthrob who became a familiar face in Dickson county.
Love: Perry and his fiancée Wendy Madison Bauer had planned their summer wedding and sent out art-deco themed ‘save the date’ cards before his shock death (pictured in 2017)
‘He acted like we were part of his family. He would always give you a hug,’ business owner Janet Grimes told News Channel 3.
Grimes said Perry would often bring his family in to the restaurant for breakfast.
‘I found him to be just a nice person,’ she added. ‘I enjoyed talking to him. He always knew you.’
Meanwhile it’s been revealed that Perry had planned to marry Wendy in LA on August 17.
TMZ reports that the couple had already sent out art-deco themed ‘save the date’ cards to their friends and family.
Tragedy: Luke sadly passed away aged 52 on March 4, days after suffering a huge stroke at his Southern Californian home
While the details were brief, the card notes that a formal invite was to follow.
The couple had chosen an elegant design from the 30s for their invite, choosing a Gatsby-style grey and gold colour scheme.
Luke’s fiancée broke her silence over the loss of her love over the weekend.
Touching: Luke’s daughter Sophie shared a sweet tribute to her mother and Luke’s ex-wife Rachel Minnie Sharp as the pair battle through their grief
In a statement to People published Saturday, the 44-year-old said: ‘I want to express my gratitude to everyone for the outpouring of love and support
‘The countless, heartwarming stories of Luke’s generosity and kindness have been a great source of solace during this difficult time.
‘The past 11 and a half years with Luke were the happiest years of my life, and I am grateful to have had that time with him.
Pure love: The beloved star reportedly ‘left everything to his two children,’ according to Radar Online on Tuesday; pictured with Sophie on the left in 2004 and on the right in 2018
Proud: His son Jack pictured on the left in 2009 and on the right in 2018; he is a professional wrestler who performs under the name Jungle Boy Nate Coy
‘I also want to thank his children, family, and friends for their love and support.
‘We have found comfort in one another and in the knowledge that our lives were touched by an extraordinary man. He will be dearly missed.’
Luke’s will left all the actor’s assets to his kids Jack, 21, and Sophie, 18 from his marriage to Rachel Minnie Sharp.
Tragedy: Luke pictured with Jack and Sophie – he was clearly very much loved by them (seen here in 2006)