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Address: 2011 E. 31st Street, Lubbock, TX 79457
Phone Number:
+1 806-767-2270

Resting place of Buddy Holly.

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To see the Man

Suprised at how small and unassuming this grave is compared with others nearby. Cemetry well laid out and grave is sign posted.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stafford, United Kingdom
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suprised at how small and unassuming this grave is compared with others nearby. Cemetry well laid out and grave is sign posted.

Thank ktbarker39
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

this place really respects the expired , its clean always and will allow you to honor your loved ones on holidays

Thank romeandrenepicon
Arlington, Virginia
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95 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very close to the Buddy Holley Museum and statue (about 5 minutes away). Worth the trip to see the gravesite of the legendary Buddy Holley.

1 Thank audthad
Denton, Texas
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Wanted to see as Holley is a family name and that's what Buddy Holly's real last name was. Easy to find the gravesite once inside the cemetery.

1 Thank twerpies3
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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442 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The Buddy Holly grave is right next to the road where the sign is pointing. Some of the other Holley family are buried a little further in but his is pretty easy to find.

Thank Tirzah D
Atlanta, Georgia
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143 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Found the cemetery and just inside to the right is Buddy Holly's grave. Family plot has other Hollys but Buddy's is closest to the road. While there we met someone who knew Buddy Holly as a boy. Comes there about once a year and was very talkative and gave us a lot of info about Buddy as a young boy... More 

1 Thank Healey2012
Vacaville, CA
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101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The City of Lubbock cemetery is always a nice place for me to visit as my parents and grandparents are buried there. They keep it clean and well maintained.

1 Thank Joel C
Lubbock, Texas
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A leisurely tour of this cemetery can teach a good bit of history. Buddy Holly's grave is a known attraction, but a little study will show how segregated our community has been over time. There is a Jewish section; a section predominantly Hispanic, a small area for indigent babies with small poured concrete markers, etc. A search will reveal veterans... More 

1 Thank Arla G
Uvalde, Texas, United States
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I was surprised to see that they didn't have a small setup for Buddy Holly. The cemetery is very nice, but it is pretty big so pay attention to where you're at so you don't take forever to get. It was cool to see that people leave guitar picks and trinkets on Holly's stone.

Thank Ricardo V
Lubbock, Texas
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I have always loved the Lubbock Cemetary, there are so many beautiful trees, and all the streets are named after flowers or trees. The Lubbock Cemetary is very peaceful with many different and unique headstones and memorials. The large Angel statue at the front of the cemetary is my favorite, very majestic and comforting. It really doesn't matter what time... More 

2 Thank johncandy2016

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