Parting Shots Fires Ashes from Cannons

Apr 11, 2013 | 4 comments

Go out with a bang and have a honorary military salute or your cremated remains fired from a cannon provided by Parting Shots!

In this short video, co-owner Tomm Tomlinson shows off a six-foot cannon that can fire a four-pound ball. They manufacture their own guns and provide the personnel, in costume if desired, to do a big send-off salute.

They’ve been shooting cannons at events up and down the east coast for years. With the personalization of funerals, they thought, “Why not try this?” They are getting lots of interest from funeral directors at the ICCFA Expo.

Their web site is

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