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This Biker Was Buried On His Beloved Harley Davidson

Billy Standley's funeral must have been sad, but kind of awesome.

Posted on February 2, 2014, at 2:57 a.m. ET

Billy Standley came up with the idea for his funeral 18 years ago.

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On Friday, Jan 31st, he got his wish. He was taken to his grave in Crawford County, Ohio, atop a 1967 Harley in a Plexiglass casket. His sons made the casket, reinforcing the bottom with wood and steel rods.

Five embalmers worked to prepare Standley's body with a metal back brace and straps to ensure he'll never lose his seat.

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"He'd done right by us all these years, and at least we could see he goes out the way he wanted to," his son Pete Standley said.