Elvis Presley: ‘The King saved donkeys in his Graceland swimming pool’ reveals cousin | Music | Leisure
Again in 1957, Elvis Presley purchased Graceland on the age of simply 22-years-old and moved his household in. Whereas he was taking pictures a film in LA, his uncle Travis Smith helped oversee the transfer. The brother of Elvis’ mom Gladys Presley went on to develop into Head of Safety on the property.
Elvis followers will know The King saved every kind of animals at Graceland.
The King had canine, horses, fish, cats, birds and peacocks – you title it.
However the star additionally had some donkeys and in the course of the transfer the stalls and fences at the back of the property hadn’t been constructed but.
Nevertheless, the Graceland pool had been dug, so The King’s donkeys had been lowered into the empty area in the intervening time.
Elvis’ grandson, who was lately buried at Graceland, has his closing resting place nearest the pool.
Benjamin Keough, The King’s solely grandson, tragically died on the age of simply 27-years-old this summer time.
Graceland wrote on its official Fb web page: “Benjamin Storm Presley Keough was laid to relaxation within the Meditation Backyard at Graceland along with his household together with his grandfather, Elvis Presley, great-grandmother, Gladys Presley, great-grandfather, Vernon Presley and great-great-grandmother, Minnie Mae Presley.”
The primary images of Benjamin Koeugh’s grave have been shared by a fan account of his sister Riley Keough.
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One of many images, allegedly taken on October 1, exhibits Benjamin’s chest tomb on the opposite aspect of the fountain from Elvis’ grave.
An inscription on the tip, surrounded by flowers, has his full title: “Benjamin Storm Presley Keough.
His mom, Elvis’ solely baby, Lisa Marie Presley broke her silence on what would have been her son’s birthday final week.
The 52-year-old wrote on social media: “My lovely lovely angel, I worshipped the bottom you walked on, on this earth and now in Heaven. My coronary heart and soul went with you.”
Lisa Marie continued: “The depth of the ache is suffocating and bottomless with out you each second of each day. I’ll by no means be the identical.
“Please look ahead to me my love, and maintain my hand whereas I keep to proceed to guard and lift your little sisters and to be right here for Riley. I do know you’ll need that.
“Pleased Birthday my candy candy Boy. You had been a lot too good for this world.”
His father is singer-songwriter Danny Keough, who was Lisa Marie’s first husband from 1988 to 1994.