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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...
  On May 19, 1967, Maj. Roy A. Knight, Jr., USAF, was shot down while attacking a target on the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos. He was initially listed as Missing in Action until being declared Killed in Action in 1974. During that time, he was promoted to Colonel. Fifty-two years later, in February, 2019, Col. Knight’s remains were recovered and identified by personnel assigned to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.   Roy Abner Knight, Jr., was born in Garner,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf War against Iraq, died Thursday. He was 78. Schwarzkopf died in Tampa, Florida, where he had lived in retirement, according to a U.S. official, who was not authorized to release the information publicly and spoke on...
Charles Durning Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charles Durning grew up in...

Albert Brown Obituary (AP News)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A doctor once told Albert Brown...

Dale Robertson Obituary (AP News)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma...

Phyllis Eich Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Phyllis Eich of Rock Tavern, NY entered into rest...

William Guarnere Obituary (AP News)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere,...

Russell Johnson Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Russell Johnson, who became...

Michael R. Demarsico Obituary (AP News)

Please sign the Guest Book for PFC. Michael R....

Jordan C. Haerter Obituary (AP News)

Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter, 19, of Sag...

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