Cemetery Removes 'Offensive' Bigfoot Memorial
April 8, 2016
An Ohio family is coping with another round of heartbreak after the cemetery where their son is buried removed a Bigfoot statue at his grave because it was deemed offensive.
Trevor Zuniga passed away from muscular dystrophy this past January and, as a tribute to his love of Bigfoot, his family placed a large statue of the creature at his grave.
"It was just like so perfect, you couldn't have found anything more perfect for Trevor," his mother told WFMJ Ohio
However, they were stunned this past week to discover, upon visiting Trevor's grave, that the four-foot statue was no longer there.
After first thinking that the unique memorial had been stolen, the Zuniga family later found out that it had, in fact, been removed from the gravesite by cemetery officials.
The reasoning behind the removal, according to those in charge of the cemetery, is that numerous families with graves nearby had complained about the marker.
Incredibly, the primary complaint about the Bigfoot statue was that its unclothed backside was offensive to mourners in the area.
Additionally, officials cite regulations surrounding headstones at the cemetery and contend that the Bigfoot statue had been improperly placed.
The Zunigas are hoping to make the necessary changes to the statue, including adding a loincloth to cover its posterior, in order to have it returned to Trevor's grave.
Source: WFMJ Ohio