Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories

  • Roy Clark Apr 15, 1933 - Nov 15, 2018

    Roy Clark was the popular longtime host of TV's Country Music variety show "Hee Haw." He hosted the show from 1969 until 1997. Buck Owens co-hosted the show with Clark until 1986. Clark was instrumental in growing the popularity of Country Music. He was a renowned guitarist and banjo player who influenced countless Country Music stars including Brad Paisley.

  • Katherine MacGregor Jan 12, 1925 - Nov 13, 2018

    Katherine MacGregor played the mean gossipy Harriet Oleson on the popular television series "Little House on the Prairie." MacGregor's character Harriet and her daughter Nellie were the nemesis of the Ingalls family. MacGregor played the character for the full run of the show from 1974 until 1983. Even though fans hated the character, she was very popular.

  • David Pearson Dec 22, 1934 - Nov 12, 2018

    David Pearson, the NASCAR Hall of Fame driver known as "the Silver Fox," died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in his hometown of Spartanburg, S.C., according to multiple news sources. He was 83.

  • Stan Lee Dec 28, 1922 - Nov 12, 2018

    Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics giant who created some of the most recognizable comic book heroes in history, died Monday, November 12, 2018, at the age of 95.

  • At least 31 people have died from three major wildfires burning in California. Firefighters are battling the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire and Hill Fire in Southern California.

  • 12 people were tragically killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded bar in Thousand Oaks, California. The shooting happened at the Borderline Bar & Grill, a popular country music bar with college students.

  • Wally Triplett Apr 18, 1926 - Nov 8, 2018

    Wally Triplett was the first black player to be drafted by an NFL team to play in an NFL game. He was drafted out of Penn State by the Detroit Lions in 1949. There were 3 black players drafted that year but Triplett was the first to play in a regular season game.