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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #240 on: November 30, 2017, 10:40:14 AM »
A recent death ... Rance Howard, Ron's father and himself an actor in his own right, passed Nov. 25 at the age of 89.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/25/entertainment/rance-howard-father-of-ron-obit/index.html

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #241 on: November 30, 2017, 12:50:16 PM »
http://myfox8.com/2017/11/30/jim-nabors-known-for-his-role-as-gomer-pyle-has-died-at-87/ - Jim Nabors, best known as Gomer Pyle, has died at the age of 87.

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #242 on: November 30, 2017, 01:44:11 PM »
I remember when he used to sing "Back Home Again In Indiana" at each Indy 500 as well. RIP.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #243 on: November 30, 2017, 06:39:31 PM »
http://myfox8.com/2017/11/30/jim-nabors-known-for-his-role-as-gomer-pyle-has-died-at-87/ - Jim Nabors, best known as Gomer Pyle, has died at the age of 87.

Aw man... RIP, Jim.  Thanks for your terrific renditions of Back Home Again in Indiana before kicking off the Indy 500 for so many years.

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #244 on: November 30, 2017, 06:43:09 PM »
An inspiration for the Ice Bucket Challenge, 14-year ALS survivor Anthony Senerchia has passed away at the age of 46.

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« Reply #246 on: December 13, 2017, 05:07:05 PM »
Atlanta Falcons legendary QB Tommy Nobis, they very first draft pick of the team back in 1966, has passed on at age 74. No reason given.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #247 on: December 15, 2017, 06:53:24 AM »
Bob Givens, animation artist who did the first design of the rabbit wed know as Bugs Bunny in 1940s A Wild Hare,  has passed on at age 99.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #248 on: December 19, 2017, 07:22:51 PM »
Heather North, voice of Daphne on Scooby-Doo from 1970 to 1985 and in 2003, passed away November 30 after a long illness. She was 71.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #249 on: December 25, 2017, 05:49:26 PM »
Heather Menzies-Ulrich, best known for playing Luisa in the film adaptation of The Sound of Music, passed away today at age 68
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #250 on: December 28, 2017, 07:51:19 PM »
Rose Marie, known for her role on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and as a regular on the Peter Marshall version of "The Hollywood Squares", has passed away at the age of 94.

https://twitter.com/RoseMarie4Real/status/946538359651995648

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #251 on: December 29, 2017, 04:01:24 AM »
Rose Marie, known for her role on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and as a regular on the Peter Marshall version of "The Hollywood Squares", has passed away at the age of 94.

https://twitter.com/RoseMarie4Real/status/946538359651995648

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« Reply #252 on: December 29, 2017, 03:48:20 PM »
Best-selling mystery author Sue Grafton has died at the age of 77- https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/obituaries/sue-grafton-dies-best-selling-mystery-author.html

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #253 on: December 31, 2017, 09:05:59 AM »
Last week, Dick Enberg died. He was host of Sports Challenge and Baffle.

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #254 on: December 31, 2017, 09:36:53 AM »
Last week, Dick Enberg died. He was host of Sports Challenge and Baffle.

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