David Morales ColÃ³n is a Puerto Rican man who passed away in a gun-related incident last week. And, instead of a traditional casket, is being displayed atop a motorcycle at his wake. Vroom vroom -- I'm comin' God!
Yesterday and today, callers who stopped to pay their final respects to the late Mr. ColÃ³n got a bit of a surprise. Instead of the traditional presentation of the body in a casket, Mr. ColÃ³n's corpse, dressed in casual duds and sunglasses, was instead posed in a very lifelike position atop his Repsol-liveried Honda CBR600 F4. According to Puerto Rico's Primera Hora newspaper, the motorcycle was given to the victim by his uncle, and upon Mr. ColÃ³n's untimely demise, family members delivered the bike to the funeral home specifically for this unusual wake.
Different strokes for different folks, you know? When I go I want to be displayed laying in bed, pantless with a laptop on my chest. And if my little rigor mortis just so happens to be hanging out the pee-hole in my boxers, well, that's how I want you to remember me.
Hit the jump for two more pictures including an eerie closeup, along with a video.
Puerto Rican funeral home presents shooting victim on his motorcycle [autoblog]
Velan muerto en motora en Hato Rey [primerahora]
Thanks to Peterman, Laura, Cakeflourz and Oliver, who want to be buried in outerspace.