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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #150 on: July 08, 2019, 06:40:42 PM »
PBR World Champion bull #781 Asteroid passed away a couple of weeks ago. I had the honor to watch him buck a few times- he will go down as one of the best bulls the rodeo world has ever seen.

https://pbr.com/article/389706/remembering-asteroid-2007-2019
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #151 on: July 09, 2019, 10:39:00 AM »
H. Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who ran for President in 1992, has passed away at age 89:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/texas-billionaire-h-ross-perot-dies-aged-89/ar-AAE4Ydy?ocid=spartanntp

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #152 on: July 10, 2019, 01:37:41 AM »
Rip Torn, age 88. known for his roles in Men In Black and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, as well as his role on the Larry Sanders Show.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #153 on: July 10, 2019, 02:04:36 AM »
H. Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who ran for President in 1992, has passed away at age 89:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/texas-billionaire-h-ross-perot-dies-aged-89/ar-AAE4Ydy?ocid=spartanntp

RIP H. Ross Perot.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #154 on: July 10, 2019, 10:20:48 AM »
Rip Torn, age 88. known for his roles in Men In Black and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, as well as his role on the Larry Sanders Show.
 


Plus of course intergenerational immortality as the voice of Zeus, and strong familiarity to John Candy's fanbase for his entertaining side roles in both Summer Rental and Canadian Bacon. 

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #155 on: July 10, 2019, 10:41:23 AM »
RIP Rip Torn. (Sorry.)
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #156 on: July 11, 2019, 03:34:46 AM »
Denise Nickerson, 62, played Violet Beauregarde in 1971's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory; also was in the Short Circus on The Electric Company during the 72-73 season.

https://variety.com/2019/film/news/denise-nickerson-dead-willy-wonka-violet-actress-chocolate-factory-1203264515/?fbclid=IwAR1PNhilaRybpT2xDv0i3C9ENwtb0LCu_tmdxwr74qPiS2uUa2bqkLhXGYY

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #157 on: July 11, 2019, 06:54:28 AM »
Jim Bouton, New York Yankees pitcher whose tell-all book Ball Four ruffled feathers in the major league world, age 80 from complications of a brain disease linked to dementia.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #159 on: July 11, 2019, 06:42:11 PM »
Denise Nickerson, 62, played Violet Beauregarde in 1971's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory; also was in the Short Circus on The Electric Company during the 72-73 season.

https://variety.com/2019/film/news/denise-nickerson-dead-willy-wonka-violet-actress-chocolate-factory-1203264515/?fbclid=IwAR1PNhilaRybpT2xDv0i3C9EN
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #160 on: July 12, 2019, 01:46:13 AM »
Denise Nickerson, 62, played Violet Beauregarde in 1971's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory; also was in the Short Circus on The Electric Company during the 72-73 season.

https://variety.com/2019/film/news/denise-nickerson-dead-willy-wonka-violet-actress-chocolate-factory-1203264515/?fbclid=IwAR1PNhilaRybpT2xDv0i3C9ENwtb0LCu_tmdxwr74qPiS2uUa2bqkLhXGYY

RIP Denise Nickerson.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #161 on: July 15, 2019, 11:21:08 AM »
Russell Smith of the Amazing Rhythm Aces (Third Rate Romance), age 70 of cancer.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #162 on: July 15, 2019, 03:22:41 PM »
Boxing legend Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker dead at the age of 55 after being hit by a car on July 14, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pernell-sweet-pea-whitaker-boxing-champ-and-olympic-gold-medalist-killed-in-car-crash/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=70537405

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #163 on: July 17, 2019, 11:17:08 PM »
Pumpsie Green, the first black Red Sox player, dead at 85.

https://www.mlb.com/news/elijah-pumpsie-green-red-sox-pioneer-dies-at-85

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #164 on: July 18, 2019, 11:06:29 AM »
Long-serving associate Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens passes on a few months shy of his 100th birthday; his 34 years on the high court is currently the third longest of any Supreme Court justice in history: 

https://www.latimes.com/obituaries/story/2019-07-16/john-paul-stevens-dead