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Public memorial service planned for Ronnie James Dio

May 19, 2010 |  1:09 pm


A public memorial service for heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio is planned for May 30 at 2 p.m. at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. Fans are welcome to attend the celebration of life at 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles.

Dio, who sang with Rainbow before replacing Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath and was instantly recognizable for his two-fingered devil-horn salute, died May 16. He was 67. Click here to read the complete obituary.

-- Claire Noland

Photo: Ronnie James Dio in 2009. Credit: Terje Bendiksby / European Press Agency