Worldwide Millionaire Is Shot

And Killed

Devastates Very Few

Jay Gatsby, born James "Jimmy" Gatz, dies after leading a very short and successful life. He was shot in his home by George Wilson. Immediately after Wilson shot Gatsby he committed suicide. Of all of the guests who had attended many of Gatsby's lavish parties, only one, known as Owl Eyes, attends his funeral. Also at the funeral are Nick Carraway and Gatsby's father, Henry C. Gatz, who states that he is proud of his son's achievement as a self-made millionaire.