This man dared audiences to “boldly go where no one has gone before.”
As it happens, he also dared his estate plan to do the same thing…and it did.
Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, included a provision to his will that nobody has included before: requesting his ashes to be scattered into space.
In October 1992, his ashes were scattered — making this the first-ever space burial.
He’s not the only “Trekkie” to be buried out there in space, either.
James Doohan, the man who played Scotty, was finally “beamed up” in May 2012.
In addition to putting it in your documents –more important is doing a preplanned funeral were you have have selected just what you want. After all, someone might look at your will until a a couple weeks after your death.
William Wombacher, your Central Illinois Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) and Social Security Disability Specialist. I’ll help you!
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