Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Sondra Locke, 74 (1944 - 2018)

    Sondra Locke

    Sondra Locke, Oscar-nominated actress and frequent co-star of Clint Eastwood, died at her home on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, of cardiac arrest as a result of breast and bone cancer. News of her death was not reported in the media until December. She was 74. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Nancy Wilson, 81 (1937 - 2018)

    Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Wilson, the Grammy and Emmy Award-winning song stylist, died Thursday, Dec. 14 at her home in Pioneertown, Calif., after a long illness, according to multiple news sources. She was 81. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Rosanell Eaton, 97 (1921 - 2018)

    Rosanell Eaton

    Rosanell Eaton (1921 – 2018) was a lead plaintiff in a 2013 lawsuit in North Carolina that overturned unfair voting restrictions. She was a lifetime advocate for voting rights. She died at the age of 97. 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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