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2006 Necrology

75 records found


No grave photo

June Allyson

7 Oct 1917 – 8 Jul 2006

Actress. Born Ella Geisman in the Bronx, New York, New York, she...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
No grave photo

Robert Altman

20 Feb 1925 – 20 Nov 2006

Motion Picture Director, Producer. A Five-time Academy Award...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Red Auerbach

20 Sep 1917 – 28 Oct 2006

Hall of Fame Professional Basketball Coach. After coaching for...

Fairfax County, Virginia, USA

Joe Barbera

24 Mar 1911 – 18 Dec 2006

American Animator, Director and Producer. Born on Delancey Street...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Syd Barrett

6 Jan 1946 – 7 Jul 2006

Musician, Songwriter, Singer, Artist. Barret cofounded the band,...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Peter Bradford Benchley

8 May 1940 – 11 Feb 2006

Author. He wrote numerous novels of which some ("Beast," "The...

Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA

No grave photo

Ed Benedict

23 Aug 1912 – 28 Aug 2006

Cartoon Animator. Best known for designing the characters of "The...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Alejandra Boero

1 Dec 1918 – 4 May 2006

Stage director and actress. Also an actor´s teacher. Born Liria...

Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

Peter Boyle

18 Oct 1935 – 12 Dec 2006

Actor. He is best remembered as the Monster in the film, "Young...

East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Ed Bradley

22 Jun 1941 – 9 Nov 2006

Journalist. He gained wide acclaim and fame for his work on the...

Unknown

James Brown

3 May 1933 – 25 Dec 2006

Singer. Nicknamed included "Godfather of Soul" and the "Hardest...

Beech Island, Aiken County, South Carolina, USA

Anthony John Burger

5 Jun 1961 – 22 Feb 2006

Musician. He played for "The Celestials", "The Kingsmen Quartet"...

Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA

No grave photo

Red Buttons

5 Feb 1919 – 13 Jul 2006

Entertainer. His show business career spanned nearly 70 years....

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Oleg Cassini

11 Apr 1913 – 17 Mar 2006

Fashion Designer. Famous for the outfits he designed for First...

Westbury, Nassau County, New York, USA

Del Courtney

21 Sep 1910 – 11 Feb 2006

Big Band Orchestra Leader. Born in Oakland, California, he first...

Hayward, Alameda County, California, USA

Hilde Domin

27 Jul 1909 – 22 Feb 2006

Author. She was born in Köln (Germany). She was forced to exile,...

Heidelberg, Stadtkreis Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Desmond Thomas Doss, Sr

7 Feb 1919 – 23 Mar 2006

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born...

Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA

Mike Douglas

11 Aug 1920 – 11 Aug 2006

Entertainer. He was the host of "The Mike Douglas Show," a...

Martin County, Florida, USA

No grave photo

Moe Drabowsky

21 Jul 1935 – 10 Jun 2006

Professional Baseball Player. Born Myron Walter Drabowsky, he was...

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown
No grave photo

Ahmet Ertegün

31 Jul 1923 – 14 Dec 2006

Music Impresario. He was a co-founder of Atlantic Records and...

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Freddy Fender

4 Jun 1937 – 14 Oct 2006

Country Singer, Musician. Born Baldemar Huerta Spouse Evangelina...

Cameron County, Texas, USA

Gerald Rudolph Ford

14 Jul 1913 – 26 Dec 2006

38th United States President, 40th United States Vice President,...

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA

Glenn Ford

1 May 1916 – 30 Aug 2006

Actor. Born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Canada, when he was...

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Dr Milton Friedman

31 Jul 1912 – 16 Nov 2006

American economist and Nobel Prize Recipient. Born in New York...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Guy Louis Gabaldon

22 Mar 1926 – 31 Aug 2006

World War II United States Marine. Nicknamed "The Pied Piper of...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Curt Gowdy

31 Jul 1919 – 20 Feb 2006

Sportscaster. He received notoriety as an American sportscaster...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Burkett Howard “Uncle Josh” Graves

27 Sep 1927 – 30 Sep 2006

Bluegrass Music Pioneer. Known as "Uncle Josh" or "Buck" to his...

Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA

No grave photo

Arthur Hill

1 Aug 1922 – 22 Oct 2006

Actor. Highly-versatile, he played a wide range of parts and was...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Billy Hitchcock

31 Jul 1916 – 9 Apr 2006

Major League Baseball Player, Manager. The utility infielder...

Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA

Barnard Hughes

16 Jul 1915 – 11 Jul 2006

Actor. Born in Bedford Hills, New York, he made his acting debut...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

J. B. Hunt

28 Feb 1927 – 7 Dec 2006

Businessman. The founder of the J. B. Hunt Transport Services, he...

Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas, USA

Steve Irwin

22 Feb 1962 – 4 Sep 2006

Television Show Host, Conservationist. Born in Essendon,...

Beerwah, Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland, Australia

Bettye Ackerman Jaffe

28 Feb 1924 – 1 Nov 2006

Actress. She was a stage performer in the New York Theatre when...

Williston, Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA

Emmett Kelly, Jr

13 Nov 1923 – 29 Nov 2006

Entertainer. The son of

Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Coretta King

27 Apr 1927 – 30 Jan 2006

Social Reformer. Born near Marion, Alabama, she was studying...

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick

19 Nov 1926 – 7 Dec 2006

US Diplomat. Born in Duncan, Oklahoma, she graduated from Barnard...

Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA

Don Knotts

21 Jul 1924 – 24 Feb 2006

Actor, Comedian. Born Jesse Donald Knotts in Morgantown, West...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Herbert B. Leonard

8 Oct 1922 – 14 Oct 2006

Television and Motion Picture Producer. He was one of Hollywood's...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Gerald Levert

13 Jul 1966 – 10 Nov 2006

Musician. Son of "The O'Jays" founder Eddie Levert and brother to...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Al Lewis

30 Apr 1923 – 3 Feb 2006

Actor. He is best known for the role of 'Grandpa Munster' on the...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Bob Mathias

17 Nov 1930 – 2 Sep 2006

Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete, US Congressman. He was born...

Tulare, Tulare County, California, USA

William “Billy” Mauch

6 Jul 1921 – 29 Sep 2006

Actor. Mauch is widely remembered for his role in the classic...

Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA

Darren McGavin

7 May 1922 – 25 Feb 2006

Actor. Character actor seen in movies and television. Probably...

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

SPC Ross Andrew McGinnis

14 Jun 1987 – 4 Dec 2006

Iraq War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. McGinnis of...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Anna Moffo

27 Jun 1932 – 9 Mar 2006

Opera Singer. She was a star sopranist with the New York City...

Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA

Michael Anthony Monsoor

5 Apr 1981 – 29 Sep 2006

Iraq War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Petty Officer...

San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA

Byron Nelson

4 Feb 1912 – 26 Sep 2006

Professional Golfer. Real name John Byron Nelson Jr. He was...

Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA

Fayard Nicholas

20 Oct 1914 – 24 Jan 2006

Dancer, Entertainer. Fayard and his brother

North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Joe Niekro

7 Nov 1944 – 27 Oct 2006

Major League Baseball Player. For twenty-two seasons (1967 to...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
No grave photo

Anita O'Day

18 Oct 1919 – 23 Nov 2006

Vocalist. She made a successful transition from jazz music to...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Buck Owens

12 Aug 1929 – 25 Mar 2006

Country Music Singer, Composer, Entrepreneur. He was born Alvis...

Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA

No grave photo

Jack Palance

18 Feb 1919 – 10 Nov 2006

Actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Floyd Patterson

4 Jan 1935 – 11 May 2006

Professional Boxer. Heavyweight champion from 1956-1959 &...

New Paltz, Ulster County, New York, USA

Wilson Pickett

18 Mar 1941 – 19 Jan 2006

Legendary Soul Singer, Composer. He was dubbed “The Wicked...

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA

Gene Pitney

17 Feb 1940 – 5 Apr 2006

Rock Musician. A native of Rockville, Connecticut, he is best...

Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA

June Pointer

30 Nov 1953 – 11 Apr 2006

Pop Singer. She was the youngest of the singing Pointer Sisters...

San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA

Billy Everett Preston

2 Sep 1946 – 6 Jun 2006

Musician. A soul musician from Houston, Texas, he was teen...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Kirby Puckett

14 Mar 1960 – 6 Mar 2006

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He was born the...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Lou Allen Rawls

1 Dec 1933 – 6 Jan 2006

Singer, Actor. Velvet-voiced singer with a four-octave range...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Dana Morosini Reeve

17 Mar 1961 – 6 Mar 2006

Social Reformer, Actress. A native of New York City she graduated...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Ann Richards

1 Sep 1933 – 13 Sep 2006

Texas Governor. She served as the 45th governor of Texas from...

Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA

Chuck Rio

8 Mar 1929 – 19 Sep 2006

Musician, Composer. He performed under the name Chuck Rio and was...

Cypress, Orange County, California, USA

No grave photo

Joe Rosenthal

9 Oct 1911 – 20 Aug 2006

Pulitzer Prize Recipient Photographer. Joe Rosenthal was awarded...

Cremated , Ashes scattered
No grave photo

Anna Russell

27 Dec 1911 – 18 Oct 2006

Singer, Comedienne. Born Anna Claudia Russell-Brown. Encouraged...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Bo Schembechler

1 Apr 1929 – 17 Nov 2006

College Football Coach. He was the head football coach at the...

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA

Aaron Spelling

22 Apr 1923 – 23 Jun 2006

Television Producer. A graduate of Southern Methodist University...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Mickey Spillane

8 Mar 1918 – 17 Jul 2006

Author. Real name Frank Morrison Spillane. He is best remembered...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Maureen Stapleton

21 Jun 1925 – 13 Mar 2006

Actress. Best known for her Academy award-winning role as the...

Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA

Ralph Story

19 Aug 1920 – 26 Sep 2006

Television Game Show Host. He was best remembered as the host of...

Ballard, Santa Barbara County, California, USA

Virginia Vale

20 May 1920 – 14 Sep 2006

Actress. Appeared in films from 1937 to 1945. Initially she...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Jack Warden

18 Sep 1920 – 19 Jul 2006

Actor. A recognizable supporting performer, he appeared in more...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
No grave photo

Dennis Weaver

4 Jun 1924 – 24 Feb 2006

Actor. He is remembered as an American actor during the 20th...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Caspar Willard Weinberger

18 Aug 1917 – 28 Mar 2006

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Born in San Francsico,...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Shelley Winters

18 Aug 1920 – 14 Jan 2006

Actress. Born Shirley Schrift in East St. Louis, Illinois, to...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Jane Wyatt

12 Aug 1910 – 20 Oct 2006

Actress. Best remembered as devoted wife and mother ‘Margaret...

Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA