August, 2018 Obituaries.

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August, 2018 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:41 pm

R.I.P Charlotte Rae (92). She is best known for her roles on the sitcoms "Diff'rent Strokes" and it's spin-off, "The Facts of Life" as Edna Garrett. She was Philip Drummond's housekeeper on "Diff'rent Strokes" and later the housemother at an all-girl's school on "The Facts of Life."
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/06/obituaries/charlotte-rae-dead.html
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Unread postby Jochs » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:53 am

Pioneering railroad photographer, Jim Shaughnessy (84) died on August 7th.
http://railfan.com/pioneering-railroad-photographer-jim-shaughnessy-dies-at-84/
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Unread postby Jochs » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:05 pm

41 years ago today, Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll died. Today, we lost the Queen of Soul. R.I.P. Aretha Franklin (76).
https://people.com/music/aretha-franklin-dead-at-76/
http://www.tmz.com/2018/08/16/aretha-franklin-elvis-prelsey-die-same-day-41-years-apart-king-queen/
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Unread postby Jochs » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:01 pm

R.I.P. Robin Leach, (76) longtime host of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous."
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/robin-leach-dead-lifestyles-rich-famous-host-dies-1137244]
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Unread postby hoborich » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:32 pm

John McCain dead at 81.
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Re: August, 2018 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:55 pm

hoborich wrote:John McCain dead at 81.

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/25/53770576 ... dies-at-81
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Re: August, 2018 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:01 pm

People seem to die in threes. Leonard Skynyrd's Ed King died at the age of 68 earlier this week.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/obituaries/lynyrd-skynyrd-s-ed-king-dead-68-nashville-n903416
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Unread postby Jochs » Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:12 pm

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Re: August, 2018 Obituaries.

Unread postby trnwatcher » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:02 pm

https://www.mlive.com/sports/grand-rapi ... e_who.html

Grand Rapid native and retired Dallas Cowboy George Andrie dies.
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Re: August, 2018 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:48 pm

Venessa Marquez (48), ER actress, pulled a BB gun out on an officer and was shot and killed.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/08/31/er-actress-vanessa-marquez-killed-police-california/1157394002/
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