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Re: 2024 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #30 on: February 01, 2024, 11:30:21 AM »
Melinda Ledbetter, wife of The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson, passed away on Tuesday at age 77.

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« Reply #31 on: February 02, 2024, 08:40:16 AM »
Adele Springsteen, mother of rock's Bruce Springsteen, age 98, presumed from Alzheimer's disease.
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« Reply #32 on: February 02, 2024, 02:56:46 PM »
Carl Weathers, actor who played Apollo Creed in 1976's Rocky among others, age 76. No cause given; they said he died peacefully in his sleep.
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« Reply #34 on: February 08, 2024, 03:55:23 AM »
Underground radio cult hero Mojo Nixon, age 66 of cardiac arrest.
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« Reply #35 on: February 09, 2024, 07:32:04 AM »
Henry Fambrough, last surviving member of the Spinners (It's a Shame, Rubberband Man), age 85 of natural causes.
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« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2024, 01:31:22 PM »
Bob Moore, founder of Bob's Red Mill products (whole grain and baking goods), age 94. No cause given.
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« Reply #37 on: February 12, 2024, 01:37:05 PM »
Bob Edwards, longtime host of NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition, age 76. No cause given.
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Re: 2024 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #38 on: February 18, 2024, 11:26:30 AM »
Legendary college basketball coach Lefty Driesell, who started Midnight Madness at Maryland and rose the school to prominence in the sport until his tenure ended after Len Bias' tragic death, passes on at 92.  He would also have success runs before and after Maryland at Davidson, James Madison (where I personally remember him most), and Georgia State: 


https://www.nbcnews.com/news/obituaries/lefty-driesell-fiery-coach-put-maryland-college-basketballs-map-dies-9-rcna139335

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Re: 2024 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #39 on: February 22, 2024, 11:49:53 PM »
Another country music legend has passed.

Roni Stoneman, part of the legendary Stoneman Family bluegrass band and banjo player whose greatest fame came on TV’s “Hee Haw,” where she played that gap-toothed housewife Ida Lee Nager (as part of a weekly skit that was part of the show from the mid-1970s through 1991) with Gordie Tapp as “The Naggers”). She also displayed her vast banjo playing many times on “Hee Haw.”

She was 85.

https://www.billboard.com/music/country/roni-stoneman-dead-hee-haw-star-dies-obituary-1235612618/amp/
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Re: 2024 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #40 on: February 23, 2024, 03:56:59 PM »
A personal one-- my father has just expired at 84.
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Re: 2024 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #41 on: February 23, 2024, 06:15:29 PM »
A personal one-- my father has just expired at 84.

I'm so sorry for your loss. Having also lost my father a few years ago, I know the pain and the grieving process all too well and wouldn't wish it on anyone. Hope you're doing OK.

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« Reply #42 on: February 23, 2024, 06:55:19 PM »
I'm so sorry for your loss. Having also lost my father a few years ago, I know the pain and the grieving process all too well and wouldn't wish it on anyone. Hope you're doing OK.

I'll be fine-- life goes on, and at least it was peaceful, right here at home (he didn't want to do it in a hospital).