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2023 Obituaries Thread
« on: January 02, 2023, 07:30:21 PM »
Earth, Wind and Fire drummer Fred White has passed away, per an announcement from the group on New Year's Day. No cause of death was given.

https://www.npr.org/2023/01/02/1146587565/fred-white-drummer-earth-wind-fire-dead
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2023, 10:55:15 PM »
Ken Block, Hoonigan co-founder and pro rally driver, was killed in a snowmobile accident today at age 55.

https://www.roadandtrack.com/news/a42381041/ken-block-dead/

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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2023, 11:19:28 PM »
Dave & Buster's co-founder Buster Corley has died at the age of 72. Apparent suicide, though there is an on-going investigation.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/james-corley-died-age-72-cofounder-dave-and-busters/

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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2023, 09:44:09 AM »
Actor Earl Boen, Dr. Peter Silberman from The Terminator movies and appearances on too many tv shows to count passed away at age 81.

https://ew.com/celebrity/earl-boen-dead-terminator-actor/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=news_tab
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2023, 03:58:49 PM »
Adam Rich, former child actor who played Nicholas Bradford on ABC's Eight is Enough, died at the age of 54. https://people.com/tv/adam-rich-star-of-eight-is-enough-dead-at-54/

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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2023, 05:27:22 PM »
Influential rock guitarist Jeff Beck, age 78 of bacterial meningitis.
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2023, 05:57:49 AM »
Charles White, 1979 Heisman winning running back from USC, age 64 of cancer.
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2023, 08:52:18 PM »
Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla, has died of cardiac arrest tonight at age 54, confirmed by People Magazine via her mother. Unfortunately, the third Presley to die of heart related issues it appears, as Elvis died of heart issues as did his mother.
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2023, 10:05:49 PM »
Yeowie. The tabloids and celebrity train wreck shows are going to soil themselves with this.
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2023, 11:32:30 PM »
Stunt performer Robbie Knievel, the son of famous daredevil Evil Knieval, died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 60. https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2023/01/13/robbie-knievel-dead-evel-knevel-son-stunt/11047911002/

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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2023, 12:10:36 AM »
Robbie Bachman, drummer from Bachman-Turner Overdrive, died at the age of 69.  No further details have been revealed.


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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2023, 01:19:25 AM »
Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla, has died of cardiac arrest tonight at age 54, confirmed by People Magazine via her mother. Unfortunately, the third Presley to die of heart related issues it appears, as Elvis died of heart issues as did his mother.

Didn't Elvis's dad Vernon die of heart issues too?

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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2023, 05:41:46 AM »
Yes, on June 26, 1979, almost two years after Elvis died.
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2023, 08:17:08 AM »
Italian film actress Gina Lollobrigida, age 95, cause not disclosed.
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Re: 2023 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2023, 04:54:08 PM »
David Crosby (The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), age 81 after an illness.
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