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 Post subject: Re: 2018 In Memoriam
PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:43 am 
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From June 9th:

Eunice Gayson - 1st Bond Bond Girl in "Dr. No". Eunice was 90.

www.cnn.com/2018/06/09/entertainment/eu ... index.html

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From June 7:

Alan O'Neil - Former actor in the Fox series "Sons Of Anarchy" was found dead at his home by his girlfriend.

Alan was 47.

www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/06/0 ... at-47.html

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From June 6th:

Tejano guitarist and lead singer Jimmy Gonzalez for Grammy-winning group Mazz, succumbed to cardiac arrest due to complications of diabetes after he was diagnosed with a low-blood sugar level. The singer just completed a concert before heading to San Antonio to see his family right before falling ill.

Gonzalez was 67.

http://abc13.com/entertainment/tejano-a ... d/3569889/


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From June 8th:

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead from an apparent suicide. Tony was 61.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/08/us/antho ... index.html


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Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, one of the iconic figures in drag racing history, died June 10. He was 81.

McEwen, voted No. 16 on NHRA’s Top 50 Drivers lists in 2001, competed in both Funny Car and Top Fuel, and although he wasn’t one of drag racing’s most prolific winners, he certainly was one of its most colorful.

Nicknamed “the Mongoose” in 1964, largely as a device to entice Don “The Snake” Prudhomme into a high-exposure match race, McEwen won only five NHRA national events during his 35-plus-year career, but his gift for gab and promotional ability made him one of the sport’s most influential and controversial figures.

https://www.nhra.com/news/2018/legendar ... asses-away

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From June 11th:

Aspiring singer and actor Jackson O'Dell who was found dead at his Sober-living room at a sober rehab facility in the Los Angeles' Tarzana neighborhood after he was found unresponsive.

Jackson was 20.

http://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/11/arts/ ... bergs.html


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Oldest living Navajo Code Talker Sam Todd Holiday has passed. Sam was 94.

Say hello to R. Lee Ermey for me.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/navaj ... ar-AAyyhtJ

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Former NCAA Women's basketball player, coach Anne Donovan, Succumbs to heart failure.

Anne won 2 AIAW National titles in 1979 and 1980. 2 Olympic Golds in 1984 and 1988 as a player. And another Gold as a coach in 2004. She was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995.

Donovan was 56.

www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/ha ... smsnnews11


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Alfredo Pasillas - A Mexican Luchador also known as Mr. Cid and Arkangel De La Muerte, was found dead at his home by his wife in Mexico City. A source says that Arkangel was scheduled to have a match on the night of June 12, but promoters said that he fell ill in which he would later die from a heart attack.

The Luchador was 52.

http://www.thecubsfan.com/cmll/2018/06/ ... -bucanero/


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Former "Blues Brothers band and Howlin' Wolf guitarist Matt "Guitar" Murphy who also performed alongside in the studio and on stage with many musicians, including Ike Turner, Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Otis Rush, Etta James, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Chuck Berry and Joe Louis Walker, has passed from complications from a stroke he suffered in 2002. And it was confirmed by his nephew.

Murphy only few roles in film were alongside Aretha Franklin in both Blues Brothers Movies.

Murphy was 88.

Matt: Say hi to John Belushi, James, Cab, Ray, Charles(Napier - Good Ol' Boys), John Candy, and Carrie for us.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/16/entertai ... index.html

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Elvis' band is back together in eternity.

Dominick Joseph "DJ" Fontana. The last surviving band member of Elvis Presley's band The Blue Moon Boys has passed from complications of a hip injury in 2016.

Fontana was 87.

www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-et- ... story.html


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Leon Allen White - former NFL lineman who turned to Pro Wrestling with the gimmick Big Van Vader, has passed due to complications of pneumonia and heart failure. As a dominant force or the mid-1990s, Vader captured 3 titles.

White was 63.

http://www.wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/201 ... ssed-away/

Here is Vader in an appearance with fellow WCW members Diamond Dallas Page and Steve "Sting" Borden.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abvzIgjBXwk&t=1119s


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World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson passed away following a sprint car event at Beaver Dam Raceway. The fatal crash occurred on June 23rd on the 18th lap of the event when his car flew on the billboards. He ws taken to a local hospital before being pronounced dead.

Johnson was 41.

http://www.woosprint.com/news/latest-ne ... am-raceway


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Vincent P. Abbott known as Vinnie Paul - Drummer and co-founder of the rock group Pantera, was found dead at his home in Las Vegas on June 22. It is the 2nd tragedy within the founders. Back in 2004, his brother Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott, was shot an killed on-stage along with other 4 people in a concert in Ohio.

Vinnie was also part of the bands Hellyeah and Damageplan with his brother. But disbanded right after the death of his brother.

Vinnie was 54.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news ... 54-w521897


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The reality series are mourning 1 of their own.

Richard B. Harrison: Known as the "Old Man" and founder of The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop has lost his battle to Parkinson's disease on June 25th.

Also a Navy veteran, was 77.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/20 ... rison.html


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Also passing away:

Carlos Lopez Jr.: Former reality star from Operation Repo after he was found dead from an apparent suicide.

Lopez was 37.

www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/carlos-lopez- ... li=BBnbfcL


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Joseph Walter "Joe" Jackson: The patriarch of the Jackson Family has succumbed to pancreatic cancer.

Also dubbed as "The Hawk" was 89.

www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018 ... 725329002/


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Also passing away is legendary Disc Jockey and American Top 40 host Dan Ingram. Ingram was diagnoned with Parkinsonian Syndrome in 2014. But sources say that he choked while eating a steak at his home.

Ingram was 83.

www.newsmax.com/thewire/dan-ingram-dies ... id/868589/


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Deanna Lund (Shown with her ex-husband Tom Matheson) who will be forever known as Valerie in the late '60s and early '70s sci-fi series Land of the Giants, has passed due to pancreatic cancer. She was briefly married to co-star Tom Matheson before their divorce in the late '70s and were also co-stars in General Hospital in the '80s.

Gary Conway, Heather Young, and Steven Arngrim are the only 3 originals.

Lund was 81.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/d ... 81-1122920


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