In Memoriam

Those who have passed.

Country Super Star Don Williams “The Gentle Giant” Dies At 78

Country Super Star Don Williams “The Gentle Giant” Dies At 78

The music industry is mourning the deaths of US country music stars Don Williams and Troy Gentry, who have both died on the same day. Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like “I Believe in You,” has died. He was 78. A statement from his publicist Kirt Webster said he died Friday […]

British Television Presenter Bruce Forsyth Dies At 89

British Television Presenter Bruce Forsyth Dies At 89

Veteran British television presenter and entertainer Bruce Forsyth, who appeared for decades on a string of Saturday night primetime shows, has died at the age of 89, the BBC reported on Friday. Forsyth, one of Britain’s best-known gameshow hosts, fronted television programmes including “The Generation Game” and “Play Your Cards Right”. Most recently he presented […]

Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy, has died at 81. Laid to rest in Arkansas.

Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy, has died at 81. Laid to rest in Arkansas.

  Country icon Glen Campbell was laid to rest on Wednesday, August 9, during a private ceremony in his hometown of Delight, Arkansas.     Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer who had such hits as “Rhinestone Cowboy” and spanned country, pop, television and movies, has died. He was 81. Campbell’s publicist Sandy Brokaw says […]

Sam Shepard, playwright and actor dead at 73

Sam Shepard, playwright and actor dead at 73

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73 following his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was surrounded by his children, Jesse, Hannah and Walker, and his sisters, Sandy and Roxanne Rogers. “The family requests privacy at this difficult time,” family spokesman Chris Boneau said. Shepard […]

Joan Lee, wife of Stan Lee, dies

Joan Lee, wife of Stan Lee, dies

Joan Lee, wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, has died. She was 93. Lee, who was married to her husband for 69 years, died quietly Thursday morning surrounded by loved ones, a statement read. No further details were released, and the family asked in the statement that their privacy be respected as they grieve. […]

1 2 3 41