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Bill Mckinney, 80, Dies From Cancer of the Esophagus

Bill Mckinney 80 - Actor Bill McKinney, who appeared in the classic “squeal like a pig” scene in the 1972 film “Deliverance,” lost his battle with cancer on Thursday. He was 80. His family confirmed his death on Facebook, noting, “Today our dear Bill McKinney passed away at Valley Presbyterian Hospice. An avid smoker for [...]

Judy Lewis, Secret Child Of Film Legends

Judy Lewis - Judy Lewis, the daughter of Clark Cable and Loretta Young, died Friday in the Philadelphia suburb of Gladwyne according to Rodger McKinney, owner of the Chadwick & McKinney Funeral Home. She was 76 and passed away on Friday, Nov. 25, at Waverly Heights, a retirement community. She has an interesting biography and [...]

Chester McGlockton, Four-Time Bowl Defensive, Dies At 42

Chester McGlockton Dies - Chester McGlockton, a four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle with the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders who played 12 seasons in the NFL, died early Wednesday morning. He was 42. The announcement was made by Stanford University, where McGlockton was in his second season as a defensive assistant. “Everyone in the Stanford football family [...]

Don Harman Kansas City Fox 4 Meteorologist Dies

Don Harman Kansas City - Kansas City mourns the loss of Don Harmon, meteorologist of Fox 4 Kansas City Morning Show. Don brightened the day of many early morning viewers since 1999.  The station hasn’t officially confirmed his death, but responded to an outpouring of questions on Twitter and Facebook with this message on its Facebook [...]

Patrice O’Neal Dies At 41, Fans Devastated

Patrice O’Neal - O’Neal, who appeared on the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, has died at the age of 41. The much-loved star suffered a stroke in late October, though the exact cause of death is currently unclear. The news was confirmed by the Opie and Anthony radio show, on which the comedian was [...]

Ken Russell, British Director, Dies At 84

Ken Russell Dies - Ken Russell, the British director of “Women in Love” and “The Devils”, has died at the age of 84. His widow Elize said the famously provocative film maker passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday afternoon. “It was completely unexpected,” she said in a statement issued by his agent. “He [...]

Stalins Daughter Dies Of Colon Cancer

Stalins Daughter Dies - Svetlana Stalina died of colon cancer on Nov. 22 in Richland County, Wisconsin. She was the only daughter and last surviving child of the brutal Soviet tyrant Josef Stalin. Her three successive names were signposts on a twisted, bewildering road that took her from Stalin’s Kremlin, where she was the “little [...]

Denver’s Ron Lyle Boxing Heavyweight Dies

Ron Lyle - Denver’s Ron Lyle, the son of a preacher father and missionary mother who brawled with the best during a golden age of boxing heavyweights, died Saturday morning. He was 70. With Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier and others, Lyle was part of a string of boxers who dominated the sport in [...]

Barry Llewellyn From Heptones Dies At 64

Barry Llewellyn - Barry Llewellyn , one of the founders of a leading Jamaican reggae and rocksteady trio from the 1960s, has died. A bandmate said the Heptones co-founder died Wednesday at age 64. Lead singer Leroy Sibbles said Friday that Barry died of unknown causes at Kingston Public Hospital. Barry founded the Heptones with [...]

Andrea True Dies At 68, Classic Disco Era Singer

Andrea True Dies - Andrea True, a porn star turned pop singer who recorded a classic hit of the disco era, “More, More, More,” died Nov. 7 at a hospital in Kingston, N.Y. She was 68. The Gilpatric-VanVliet funeral home in Kingston announced her death but did not release a cause. She lived in Woodstock, [...]

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