NEWYORK:The 40 - year- old star was cremated on Thursday ( 12.12.14 ) and his ashes were buried today in a non-denominational ceremony .During the meeting an American flag was folded into a triangle and displayed, then Paul 's family is given . A framed portrait of the star is also set on an easel . The service was organized by Paul's father , Paul Walker , father, brothers Cody and Caleb Walker and other family members . It was attended by about 40 people and deliberately kept small out of respect for Paul and anxious to protect his daughter 15 -year-old Prado. A private meeting now still celebrated , but also be a matter strictly invitation for more people close to the actor . A public funeral was held on Sunday ( 08.12.13 ) , when thousands of fans attended the site in Santa Clarita, where Paul and Roger died when their car hit a pole. Many brought their own modified cars , which had been influenced by the ' Fast and Furious ' movies. Thousands have paid tribute to the late star, one of the most emotional of his co - star . Citing Scottish poet wrote: "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ' He added: ' Paul , I wish you could see the world at the moment ... and the profound impact his life has been filled in him, in us ... about me ... "I will always love you Brian , as the brother you were ... in and out of the screen.