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2019 Obituaries Thread
« on: January 02, 2019, 11:02:44 AM »
WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund has passed away at the age of 76.

http://www.wwe.com/article/mean-gene-okerlund-passes-away
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 01:19:42 PM »
Darn it. A WWE legend in his own right. RIP.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2019, 02:39:35 PM »
Bob Einstein, best known as "Super Dave Osborne" passed away today at age 76.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/bob-einstein-super-dave-dies-1.4963619

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2019, 03:11:10 PM »
I enjoyed watching his show. RIP to him as well.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2019, 06:38:36 PM »
Two more within the last hour. First, Daryl Dragon, the Captain of Captain & Tenille fame at age 76 of renal failure.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/daryl-dragon-of-the-captain-and-tennille-dead-at-76/ar-BBRJ7kQ?ocid=spartanntp

Second, Blake Nordstrom, co-president of the clothing company that bears his name, at 58 after a long battle with lymphoma.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/blake-nordstrom-co-president-of-nordstrom-dies-at-age-58-after-fight-with-cancer/ar-BBRJacz?ocid=spartanntp

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2019, 06:56:15 PM »
Ray Sawyer, 81, vocalist of the 70s/80s band Dr. Hook (& the Medicine Show).
(He was the one with the eyepatch.)
https://metro.co.uk/2018/12/31/ray-sawyer-dr-hook-medicine-show-dies-aged-81-8297951/?fbclid=IwAR2vN3EyTMqO7bKiEAIQm3Vr8zIxN4BYw74-3JKlKgtyeoFRYxNOlQomME0

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2019, 02:04:39 AM »
WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund has passed away at the age of 76.

http://www.wwe.com/article/mean-gene-okerlund-passes-away

RIP "Mean" Gene Okerlund.  :cry:

Bob Einstein, best known as "Super Dave Osborne" passed away today at age 76.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/bob-einstein-super-dave-dies-1.4963619

RIP Bob Einstein.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2019, 02:35:38 AM »
Two more within the last hour. First, Daryl Dragon, the Captain of Captain & Tenille fame at age 76 of renal failure.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/daryl-dragon-of-the-captain-and-tennille-dead-at-76/ar-BBRJ7kQ?ocid=spartanntp


RIP Captain.  :cry:

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2019, 08:02:32 PM »
Herb Kelleher, founder of Southwest Airlines, has passed away at age 87.

https://www.honoringherb.com/

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2019, 08:44:53 PM »
George Welsh, the winnings coach at both Virginia and Navy, and who was born not more than three miles from where I live, has passed on at 85: 

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaafb/hall-of-fame-coach-george-welsh-dies-at-85/ar-BBRNPdF?li=BBnba9I&ocid=mailsignout

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2019, 05:12:16 PM »
Verna Bloom, who was among other things Dean Wormer’s wife in Animal House (1978), age 80 of complications from dementia.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2019, 11:40:58 PM »
WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund has passed away at the age of 76.

http://www.wwe.com/article/mean-gene-okerlund-passes-away

Here's where Hulk Hogan paid tribute to Mean Gene

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=g4ewW7TZOsw

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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2019, 03:24:03 PM »
Pat Boone's wife Shirley, age 84, of complications from vasculitis.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
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Re: 2019 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2019, 11:02:29 AM »
Broadway icon Carol Channing, age 97 of natural causes.
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