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Special Olympics Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Special Olympics Memorial Site.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Lindsey, who spent nearly 30 years as the grinning Goober on "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Hee Haw," has died. He was 83. A press release from Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home in Nashville said Lindsay died early Sunday morning after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements were still being made. Lindsey was the beanie-wearing Goober on "The Andy Griffith Show" from 1964 to 1968 and its successor, "Mayberry RFD," from 1968 to 1971. He played the same...
BOSTON (AP) - President John F. Kennedy's sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who carried on the family's public service tradition by founding the Special Olympics and championing the rights of the mentally disabled, died early Tuesday surrounded by relatives at a Hyannis hospital. She was 88. Shriver had suffered a series of strokes in recent years and died at Cape Cod Hospital, her family said in a statement. Her husband, her five children and all 19 of her grandchildren were by her side,...
Sheriff's kindnesses remembered BY DANA STRONGIN The Wichita Eagle He picked up tree limbs in people's yards after the ice storm. If there was a pancake breakfast or potluck supper, he was probably there. And his family has been a staple in Greenwood County law enforcement for decades. Greenwood County Sheriff Matt Samuels, 42, was shot and killed while serving two warrants Wednesday in northeast Greenwood County. Samuels' death shocked and saddened county...
James Trainor Obituary (NorwichBulletin)

James Louis Trainor September 3, 1998 -...

Sargent Shriver Obituary (AP News)

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — R. Sargent Shriver, the...

Ronald Hebert Obituary (SUNHERALD)

Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 4...

Sarah Pettrone Obituary (DignityMemorial)

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

Derrick Miller Obituary (PennLive)

Derrick L. Miller, 41, of Charlotte, NC,...

Norval Williams Obituary (Batesville)

Mr. Norval J. Williams, 69, who resided on...

Rosemary Kennedy Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rosemary Kennedy, the oldest...

Leland Worden Obituary (LSJ)

Leland "Bucky" M. Worden Lansing Age 48, our...