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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

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

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

Ruth Brown

30 Jan 1928 – 17 Nov 2006

R&B Singer, Actress. She attained rhythm-and-blues stardom in the...

Chesapeake, Chesapeake City, Virginia, USA

Anthony John Burger

5 Jun 1961 – 22 Feb 2006

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

Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA

James Montross Burt

18 Jul 1917 – 15 Feb 2006

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. A native of...

Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, 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

Scott Crossfield

2 Oct 1921 – 19 Apr 2006

Aviation Pioneer. He was the first man to fly twice the speed of...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

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 Delaney “Mike Douglas” Douglas Jr.

11 Aug 1920 – 11 Aug 2006

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

Martin County, Florida, USA

Ahmet Ertegün

31 Jul 1923 – 14 Dec 2006

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

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Oriana Fallaci

29 Jun 1929 – 15 Sep 2006

Italian Journalist, Author, and Political Interviewer. A former...

Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy

Freddy Fender

4 Jun 1937 – 14 Oct 2006

Country Singer, Musician. His best known song was "Before the...

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

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

John Kenneth Galbraith

15 Oct 1908 – 29 Apr 2006

Econimist. He achieved worldwide renown as a liberal economist....

Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA

Curt Gowdy

31 Jul 1919 – 20 Feb 2006

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

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Mickey Hargitay

6 Jan 1926 – 14 Sep 2006

Entertainer. Born Miklós Hargitay in Budapest, Hungary, he became...

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown

Harriet the Turtle

14 Nov 1830 – 22 Jun 2006

Animal Figure. At the time of her death she was the oldest known...

Beerwah, Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland, Australia

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

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

No grave photo

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 1924 – 29 Nov 2006

Entertainer. The son of

Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Coretta Scott King

27 Apr 1927 – 30 Jan 2006

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

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

No grave photo

Bruno Kirby

28 Apr 1949 – 14 Aug 2006

Actor. Born Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu, Jr. In New York City. As a...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Don Knotts

21 Jul 1924 – 24 Feb 2006

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

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

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
No grave photo

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

Ross Andrew McGinnis

14 Jun 1987 – 4 Dec 2006

Iraq War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He distinguished...

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

MA2 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

Jared Christopher Monti

20 Sep 1975 – 21 Jun 2006

Afghan War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was...

Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, 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

Anita O'Day

18 Oct 1919 – 23 Nov 2006

Singer. She made a successful transition from jazz music to bebop...

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

No grave photo

Joe Rosenthal

9 Oct 1911 – 20 Aug 2006

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

Cremated , Ashes scattered

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

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

9 Dec 1915 – 3 Aug 2006

Opera Singer. Born in Jarotschin, Germany (now Poland), she made...

Zumikon, Bezirk Meilen, Zürich, Switzerland

Moira Shearer

17 Jan 1926 – 31 Jan 2006

Ballerina, Actress. She starred in the film "The Red Shoes" in...

Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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

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

Billy Marvin Walker

14 Jan 1929 – 21 May 2006

Country Singer. From his West Texas home of Ralls this country...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, 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

Jack Wild

30 Sep 1952 – 1 Mar 2006

Actor. Best known as the teenage Artful Dodger in the 1968 film...

Toddington, Central Bedfordshire Unitary Authority, Bedfordshire, England

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