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James Arness, the 6-foot-6 actor who towered over the television landscape for two decades as righteous Dodge City lawman Matt Dillon in "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88. The actor died in his sleep at his home in Brentwood, Calif., according to his business manager, Ginny Fazer. Arness' official website posted a letter from Arness on Friday that he wrote with the intention that it be posted posthumously: "I had a wonderful life and was blessed with some many loving people and great...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Richard "Dick" Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," died last week in central Pennsylvania. He was 92. Winters died following a several-year battle with Parkinson's Disease, longtime family friend William Jackson said Monday. An intensely private and humble man, Winters had asked that news of his death be withheld until after his funeral, Jackson said. Winters...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Larry Munson, whose growling delivery as the voice of the Georgia Bulldogs for nearly 43 years made him as celebrated as the players and coaches he covered, died Sunday night. He was 89. A university statement said Munson died at his Athens home of complications from pneumonia, according to his son, Michael. Munson's broadcasting career covered more than 60 years and included a stint with the Atlanta Braves when they moved from Milwaukee in 1966. But he'll always be...
Andy Rooney Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he...

George Osmond Obituary (AP News)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - George Osmond, father of...

Darrell Royal Obituary (AP News)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Darrell K. Royal, the former...

Mickey Rooney Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mickey Rooney's approach to...

Ralph Waite Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ralph Waite, who played the...

Allen June Obituary (AP News)

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Allen Dale June, one of...

Stan Musial Obituary (AP News)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, one of baseball's...

Vernon Baker Obituary (AP News)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Vernon Baker, a black U.S....

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