Remember
Olympics
Olympics Memorial Sites | Image: Olympic Rings on the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne (Flickr Creative Commons/Craig Deakin)

Olympics Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Athens 1896... Los Angeles 1932... Melbourne 1956... Mexico City 1968... Montreal 1976... Atlanta 1996... Beijing 2008... London 2012... Sochi 2014.

Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

Read The Obit Report for more Olympic stories and tributes.
Blank Blank Blank

Featured Memorial | Olympics

Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian WILLIAM MURRAY

(W. Lee ) Murray COL. WILLIAM L. (W. LEE ) MURRAY October 25, 1938 November 24, 2018 W.Lee began his life in Pursley, Texas, as the second child of William (Pete) and Muriel Alyne Murray. Raised on a dairy and cotton farm until the 8th grade, W.Lee developed a work ethic that was exhibited in all he did throughout his professional and personal life. W.Lee was a star center for the Rockdale Tigers where he graduated from high school in 1957. After a successful high school career, he...
Blank Blank Blank

Recently Added Memorials | Olympics

Philip Porter Obituary (dfw)

Philip Bruce Porter ARLINGTON--Philip Bruce...

Mary Freer Obituary (parkrecord)

Mary Frazer Freer passed away on February 7,...

Wade Randolph Obituary (theadvocate)

Wade Bynum Randolph III, "Little Randy," a...

London Eubanks Obituary (AugustaChronicle)

Mr. London Geroyle Eubanks, Sr., 62, entered...

Bob Horn Obituary (tbrnews)

UCLA Water Polo coach for 28 years (1963-1991),...

Dale Barnstable Obituary (kentucky)

BARNSTABLE Dale Arthur, Sr., 93 died...

George Cockle Obituary (Tallahassee)

George Robert Cockle Tallahassee - Retired...

Duane Tallman Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Duane Keith Tallman, age 80, of Jonesboro, GA...

RONALD THARBY Obituary (TheStar)

THARBY, RONALD DESMOND August 29, 1933 –...

William Gardner Obituary (Berkshire)

Mr. William J. Gardner, Sr., age 80, of...

JOHN RUDDY Obituary (WashingtonPost)

RUDDY John J. Ruddy, Jr. "Bud" Of Lansdowne,...

Maureen Murphy Obituary (oregon)

Maureen 'Mo' Murphy March 23, 1939 - Jan. 22,...

Max Eller Obituary (NewsObserver)

Max Alfred Eller November 15, 1928 - January...

Kenneth Foreman Obituary (SeattleTimes)

Kenneth Everett Foreman Born in Los Angeles,...

Gary Campbell Obituary (the-leader)

Gary L. Campbell, age 66, of Painted Post, NY...

James Howard Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Dr. James Arthur Howard III died in the early...

John Hunt Obituary (tributes)

Chief Master Sergeant John R Hunt, Sr, USAF...

RICHARD GROSS Obituary (BostonGlobe)

GROSS, Richard F. Former President of Gordon...

John Clawson Obituary (EastBayTimes)

John R. Clawson May 15, 1944 – December...

Gordon CROSBY Obituary (TheStar)

CROSBY, Gordon Peacefully at the Sunnyside...

Next:
Sign-up for free email updates via ObitMessenger to be alerted when memorials are added to this site.
Blank Blank Blank
Most Viewed Memorials
Jack Layton Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (AP) - Jack Layton, the leader of...

Wayman Tisdale Obituary (AP News)

Wayman Tisdale, a three-time All-American at...

Walter Cronkite Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Walter Cronkite, the premier TV...

View All

Search Memorials

- ADVERTISEMENT -

About This Site: Olympics Memorials

The Olympics Memorial Site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

- ADVERTISEMENT -
Most Viewed Memorial Sites:
- ADVERTISEMENT -