Special Olympics
Remember
Special Olympics Memorial Sites | Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons/alainalele

Special Olympics Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
Blank Blank Blank

Featured Memorial | Special Olympics

Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Jay Willes

Jay Gordon Willes, 65, of Idaho Falls, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at The Tower Provo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Provo, Utah. He was born Oct. 9, 1948, in Pocatello to JGordon Willes and Mary Naomi Dalton Willes. Jay was born with a congenital hip dislocation, which resulted in many trips and operations at Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City. This birth defect kept him from driving, but never slowed him down. His early years were spent in Pocatello and in 1960, the...
Blank Blank Blank

Recently Added Memorials | Special Olympics

Tracy Hess Obituary (IndyStar)

Tracy Hess Born to Life: Jan. 7, 1972 Born...

Carl Brunenkant Obituary (tucson)

Carl Franklin Brunenkant 81, died on July 28,...

Ivan Moore Obituary (Whig)

Ivan L. Moore, 88, Quincy, died Tuesday (July...

Patricia Savage Obituary (FDLReporter)

Savage, Patricia Clara Patricia Clara Savage...

Robyn Smith Obituary (theadvocate)

On Monday, July 28, 2014, Robyn left the embrace...

Alphonse Iannacone Obituary (TheHour)

Alphonse “Buck” Iannacone Westport...

Fredrick Taylor Obituary (ContraCostaTimes)

Fredrick J. Taylor Dec. 4,1956 - July 23,2014 ...

Margaret Howe Obituary (SantaCruzSentinel)

Margaret Anne Howe Resident of Santa Cruz...

ELISHA INFERRERA Obituary (BostonGlobe)

INFERRERA, Elisha Ann (LeFlore) Of Rutland,...

Kenley Kauffman Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Kenley D. Kauffman, 47, of Mt. Vernon, Indiana,...

Sarah Pettrone Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Dr. Sarah Catherine Pettrone (38), daughter of...

Betty Shockley Obituary (nvdaily)

Betty Jean Ramey Shockley, 74, of Front Royal,...

John Haynes, Obituary (DignityMemorial)

John I. Haynes, D.D.S., 79, of Kansas City, MO,...

Gregory Hinson Obituary (SalisburyPost)

Gregory L. Hinson KANNAPOLIS - Gregory Lee...

Wallace Turk Obituary (IdahoStatesman)

Wallace "Wally" Edward Turk 1938-2014 Wally was...

David Balas Obituary (Columbian)

DAVID TIMOTHY BALAS December 25, 1961...

Keith Swary Obituary (limaohio)

KEITH SWARY NEW BAVARIA — Keith...

Susanne Baker Obituary (UTSanDiego)

Baker, Susanne Ward ESCONDIDO -- 72, an...

James Myers Obituary (DallasMorningNews)

Myers, James Arthur (Coach Jim) Jim Myers died...

Robert Frank Obituary (SaltLakeTribune)

1940 ~ 2014 Robert Eugene (Bob) Frank, a...

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
George Lindsey Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Lindsey, who spent...

Eunice Shriver Obituary (AP News)

BOSTON (AP) - President John F. Kennedy's sister,...

Matt Samuels Obituary (Kansas)

Sheriff's kindnesses remembered BY DANA...

View All

Search Memorials

- ADVERTISEMENT -

About This Site: Special Olympics Memorials

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

- ADVERTISEMENT -
- ADVERTISEMENT -