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Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Conrad Burns, 81 (1935 - 2016)

    Conrad Burns

    Former U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns of Montana died April 28 of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Willie Williams, 72 (1943 - 2016)

    Willie Williams

    Willie Williams, the first African-American chief of the Philadelphia and Los Angeles police departments, died April 27, according to the Los Angeles Times. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Remo Belli, 89 (2016)

    Remo Belli

    Remo Belli, the founder of the legendary drum manufacturer Remo Inc., died April 25 of complications of pneumonia, according to a statement on the company's website. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.

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