This Day In History, June 10, 1988 – Death of Louie L’Amour. . . .  from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History & Wikipedia

Louis L’Amour dies in California. Born here in Jamestown in 1908.

 Louis L’Amour’s grave L’Amour died from lung cancer on 10 June 1988, at his home in Los Angeles, and was buried in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery near the Great Mausoleum in the Mausoleum Slope, Distinguished Memorial, Space 59 in Glendale, California. His autobiography detailing his years as an itinerant worker in the west, Education of a Wandering Man, was published posthumously in 1989.

He was survived by his wife, Kathy, and their two children, Beau and Angelique.