'146-year-old man' laid to rest in Indonesia

A local celebrity laid to rest in rural Indonesia, and no one can deny he had a mighty good run.

According to official papers, Sodimejo passed away on Sunday, April 30th at the age of 146, making him the oldest person in the world by a country mile.

Known for spending his days smoking and eating, Sodimejo managed to outlive four wives, 10 siblings and all of his children, leaving his care to the next generation.

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Family and friends pray beside the casket of Sodimejo, locally known as Mbah Gotho, who claimed to be the world's oldest person at 146-years-old, in Sambungmacan village, Sragen, Central Java, Indonesia May 1, 2017 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. 

(Antara Foto/Mohammad Ayudha/via REUTERS)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children.

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children.

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children.

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man, who was claimed to be the oldest human in world's history, in Sragen, Central Java, Indonesia on May 01, 2017. Gotho died at 146 years old, (unverified) He was based at the hospital before insisting to be taken home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children.

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man, who was claimed to be the oldest human in world's history, in Sragen, Central Java, Indonesia on May 01, 2017. Gotho died at 146 years old, (unverified) He was based at the hospital before insisting to be taken home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

CENTRAL JAVA, INDONESIA - MAY 01: Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Families and relatives attend the funeral ceremony of Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian man who claimed to be the oldest human in world's history in Sragen on May 01, 2017 in Central Java, Indonesia. Gotho died at 146 years old. He was warded at the hospital before this but insisted to be taken him home. The man outlived his four wives and three of his children. 

(Solo Imaji/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

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"There were no specific signs from grandfather before he passed away, it was even a surprise to me. The problem was he didn't want to eat or drink. On Sunday he asked to go for a walk by himself. Then at 5.00 p.m. he passed away," said Sodimejo's grandson, Suryanto.

According to Sodimejo's ID card, he was born in 1870, but there's been some speculation around that, since Indonesia only started recording births in 1900

While he was alive, local authorities also said they were going to help him get into the Guinness book of world records, but that never happened.

Still, around these parts, he was a treasure, with memories apparently dating back to the 19th century.

In his later years though, he was more focused on the future, specifically the day he'd finally meet his maker.

Monday's, May 1st funeral service seeing him buried under a tomb stone that be bought in 1992.

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