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Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Thomas "Tommy" Hawkins, 80 (1936 - 2017)

    Thomas "Tommy" Hawkins

    Thomas "Tommy" Hawkins, a former NBA forward who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during the 1950s and '60s, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at his home in Malibu, California, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Jo Walker-Meador, 93 (1924 - 2017)

    Jo Walker-Meador

    Jo Walker-Meador, who rose from the Country Music Association's office manager to lead the organization for 29 years, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Nashville following a stroke, according to the CMA. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Robert Yancy, 39 (1977 - 2017)

    Robert Yancy

    Robert Yancy, a musician who was the only son of the iconic singer Natalie Cole and the grandson of the jazz legend Nat "King" Cole, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, of a heart attack, according to multiple news sources, including The Associated Press. 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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