Dennis Hopper’s memorial service occurred today in Rancho De Toas, New Mexico and the actors friends and family were on hand to witness his burial, among those friends in attendance were Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer.
The 74 year-old actor was laid to rest after he lost his battle to cancer this week, he was diagnosed in 2009.
The world recognized star was buried in a simple wood coffin after a two-hour service which included a funeral procession with half a dozen motorcycles.
According to PopEater, Henry Lee Hopper, Dennis’ sonm read a collection of Walt Whitman poems from Leaves of Grass while various other relatives also spoke.
Nicholson said of Hopper that he was:
“an all-around guy. It was a very singular relationship I had with him, like nobody else. We were soul mates in a way. I really miss him.” Nicholson was cast opposite Hopper in ‘Easy Rider.’
While Kilmer simply said that Hopper could always make him laugh.
The burial service was a private affair.