Stories tagged: Obit
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in “Deliverance” and “Boogie Nights” and an active off-screen life that included relationships with Loni Anderson and …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, who was born into political and Hollywood royalty, sank into substance abuse and addiction and rose to become a well-known advocate for sobriety and …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Jones has died. He was 75 years old.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” “I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Longtime Carroll College football coach Bob Petrino Sr., the father of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino and Idaho coach Paul Petrino, has died at his home in Montana. He was …
Sun., July 22, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa’s Republican politics for years, has died. He was 89.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Globe-trotting chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain was worth $1.2 million when he died last month and left most of the estate to his 11-year-old daughter, according to court …
Sat., April 28, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
The Georgia State Patrol says former NASCAR driver James Hylton was killed in a traffic accident. He was 83. Hylton was the 1966 Rookie of the Year. Hylton and his …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket …
Sun., April 8, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
Actor and comedian Chuck McCann, who recorded the famous line “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” has died. He was 83.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn “manga” look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
BOSTON – A longtime Boston television personality and entertainer known for playing Bozo the Clown has died at age 89. WCVB-TV reports Frank Avruch died Tuesday at his Boston home …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 7:48 p.m.
Utah billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr., who overcame poverty to become one of the state’s most successful and powerful people, died Friday at age 80.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
Fresh Start Produce owner Dave Kinyon died Jan. 19, leaving an uncertain future for the produce stand and U-pick operations, at 21619 E. Wellesley Ave. He was 69.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5 p.m.
Tom Petty’s family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Recy Taylor, a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention, has died. She was 97.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Vera Katz, a former three-term Portland mayor and first female speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, has died. She was 84.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidant to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain’s investigation of past sexual abuse, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Seventy-two. That’s how many individuals made the final cut of the book. Twenty-four. That’s how many people died before “War Bonds” made it into print. Twenty. That’s how many goodbyes …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Mitch Margo, a member of the group behind the hit song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” in the early 1960s, has died at his California home. He was 70.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. He was 83.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” “Hells Bells” and “Back in …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Cosa Nostra’s “boss of bosses,” who was serving 26 life sentences as the convicted mastermind of dozens of murders of rivals for power on his Sicilian turf as well as …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Paul Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s, has died. He was 85.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Playboy founder Hugh M. Hefner, the pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s and built a multimedia empire of clubs, mansions, movies and television, symbolized by …