EDDIE VAN HALEN Cremated; Ashes To Be Scattered Off The Coast Of Malibu

Eddie Van Halen

Legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen was cremated on October 28 — 22 days after he died, TMZ reports. The ashes went to Eddie‘s son Wolfgang Van Halen.

One of guitarist’s final wishes was reportedly for the ashes to be scattered off the coast of Malibu, California, and Wolfgang is expected to honor his dad’s wishes.

The death certificate obtained by TMZ — which can be seen here — reveals Eddie‘s immediate cause of death was stroke. He also suffered from other health ailments, including skin cancer on his head and neck.

Eddie died on October 6 at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. His brother Alex was by his side, as were Eddie‘s wife, Janie, and son, Wolfgang.