Terry Pratchett

Renowned British author, Terry Pratchett, died on Thursday, March 13, 2015 at his home in England. He was 66. Read Full Article
Windell Middlebrooks

Windell Middlebrooks, an accomplished actor who was best known as the no nonsense delivery guy in the Miller High Life commercials, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015. Read Full Article
Earl Lloyd

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in the NBA, passed away in Crossville, Tennessee on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Read Full Article
Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock. Leonard Nimoy, the multi-talented actor, poet, artist, and photographer, has passed away at the age of 83.  Read Full Article
Jerome Kersey

(Photo: Stephen Dunn, Getty Images) via The Statesman Journal Jerome Kersey, the longtime NBA player known for his tenacious playing style and versatility, passed away in Tualatin, Oregon on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the age of 52. Read Full Article
Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore, the singer whose pop hits became anthems for a generation of teen girls, passed away at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, NYC on February 16, 2015. Read Full Article
Louis Jourdan

Louis Jourdan, the dashing French actor who was most recognizable from his Academy Award nominated role in the musical Gigi, died at his home in Los Angeles on February 14, 2015 at the age of 93. Read Full Article

Gary Owens, the veteran disc jockey and voice artist who gained fame during his time as the announcer of the 70s hit, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, died on February 12, 2015. Read Full Article
Michele Ferrero

Michele Ferrero, the man responsible for bringing Nutella to the world passed away at his home in Monaco on February 15, 2015 after battling a long illness. Read Full Article
Bob Simon

Veteran CBS newsman, Bob Simon, was killed in a Manhattan car crash on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. The 60 Minutes anchor was travelling on New York City’s West Side Highway in a hired car when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, slamming into another car. Read Full Article
Jerry Tarkanian

Tarkanian was easily recognizable on the sidelines. You just needed to look for the man with a towel in his mouth. Photo source: Ed Reinke/AP Jerry Tarkanian, the colorful and controversial basketball coach, died on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the age of 84. The man nick-named “The Shark,” passed away at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas. The cause of death was listed as respiratory and cardiac failure. Read Full Article
Billy Casper

Golf legend Billy Casper, a native of San Diego, California died on February 7th at his home in Utah at the age of 83. Casper, who was also nicknamed “Buffalo Bill” was born William Earl Casper, Jr. went on to become one of the most prolific winners in pro golf. Read Full Article

Image of Dean Smith from the Tar Heel Times Born Dean Edwards Smith in Emporia, Kansas, the man known for his legendary career as coach of the North Carolina Tarheels basketball team, passed away at his home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on February 7, 2015 at age 83. Read Full Article
Rod McKuen

Rod McKuen, the prolific poet whose work spoke to millions of people during the 60s and 70s, died on Thursday, January 29th in Beverly Hills. The cause of death was reported to be pneumonia. Read Full Article
Colleen McCollough

Colleen McCullough, highly regarded author of 25 novels, died on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at a Norfolk Island, Australia hospital.  Read Full Article
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