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2017 Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the 2017 Memorial Site.

Tom Petty, American rock star beloved by millions for his authentic heartland rock and roll, died Monday, Oct. 2, at the age of 66. His longtime manager Tony Dimitriades issued a statement Monday evening: “On behalf of the Tom Petty family, we are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend, Tom Petty. He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be...
Dr. Brandon Rogers, an upcoming contestant on “America’s Got Talent,” died Sunday, TMZ reported. He was 29. Sources close to “America’s Got Talent“ production told TMZ that Rogers died over the weekend in a car accident. According to TMZ, Rogers was involved in a car crash in Maryland Saturday, June 10, and died the following day in the hospital. His sister, Christina, released a statement. "Words cannot express the hurt and sadness that come with losing my brother," she wrote on...
Gregg Allman, the singer-songwriter and musician who was a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, died Saturday, May 27, 2017. He had recently been in poor health. He was 69. Known for his distinctively bluesy voice, Allman led the band alongside his brother, Duane Allman, in its early days. When Duane died tragically at 24, Gregg carried on, incorporating his brother’s legacy into the band’s sound as they soared to new heights of popularity. In later years, Allman pursued a solo...
Bob Harte Obituary (AP News)

Bob Harte, a star on the Discovery Channel’s...

Malcolm Young Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Malcolm Young, the rhythm...

David Cassidy Obituary (AP News)

David Cassidy, the singer and actor who rocketed...

Jerry Lewis Obituary (AP News)

Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis, whose...

Chuck Berry Obituary (AP News)

Chuck Berry, the singer-songwriter and guitarist...

Glen Campbell Obituary (AP News)

Glen Campbell, the "Rhinestone Cowboy" country...

Nancy Zieman Obituary (AP News)

Nancy Zieman, longtime host of Wisconsin Public...

Gord Downie Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part...

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