Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has been laid to rest at a private funeral service in California after he died earlier this month at the age of 41.
According to TMZ, a private burial service took place near his Palos Verdes home on Saturday, with hundreds of close family and friends in attendance at the ceremony.
Read more: Chester Bennington Obituary: 1976-2017
Guests were handed wristbands and concert-style VIP access passes, with hip-hop star Blackbear posting a picture of it on Twitter – along with what appeared to be an order of service.
— blackbear (@iamblackbear) July 29, 2017
“beautiful ceremony.. a lil piece of u has & will be in every song i sing on stage forever. @chesterbe @linkinpark #chesterbennington”, he captioned the photo.
Other tributes came from radio host Matt Pinfield, who shared a photo of the wristband worn by attendees at the ceremony.
We honored our friend we loved today pic.twitter.com/QwpiquolGD
— Matt Pinfield (@mattpinfield) July 29, 2017
“We honored our friend we loved today”, he wrote.
Over the weekend, Bennington’s ex-wife Samantha paid tribute in an emotional Facebook post.
“No matter if you saw him on stage, had an opportunity to meet him anywhere he truly touched everyone in a positive way. He absolutely loved singing for each & every one of you & for all of his friends & family at home all the time”, she wrote in the post.
“I have always missed him singing throughout our home & loved it when he would visit, he would sing for us every time we ask or just spontaneously . He absolutely had a God given talent! We are all created the same & connected so Chester you are never “gone”. Our souls & energy are forever connected.”
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