For the 23rd year running, we present our fondest farewells to the recently departed.

If they were on any lists — or if they mattered at all in the world — you'll find them here.

If you're looking for everybody, then you need to head on over to the Directory.

Choose any date combination:      
Erin Moran

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Erin Moran · 56

October 18th, 1960 - April 22nd, 2017


Joanie Loves Formaldehyde.

Aaron Hernandez

20

Aaron Hernandez · 27

November 6th, 1989 - April 19th, 2017


Pretty good hang time for a guy that never played punter.

Don Rickles

19

Don Rickles · 90

May 8th, 1926 - April 6th, 2017


Who's the hockey puck now?

Dallas Green

18

Dallas Green · 82

August 4th, 1934 - March 22nd, 2017


More of a greenish-black, actually.

Chuck Barris

17

Chuck Barris · 87

June 3rd, 1929 - March 21st, 2017


He joins Gene Gene The Dancing Machine in that great green room in the sky.

Jerry Krause

16

Jerry Krause · 77

April 6th, 1939 - March 21st, 2017


Despite the fact that he was considered a hardass and didn't work well with others, and despite the fact that Jordan and and Phil Jackson both hated him, he actually seemed like a real dick.

David Rockefeller

15

David Rockefeller · 101

June 12th, 1915 - March 20th, 2017


A shining example that you can have all the money in the world and you're still going to end up on this shitty website.

Jimmy Breslin

14

Jimmy Breslin · 86

October 17th, 1930 - March 19th, 2017


Cold off the presses.

Chuck Berry

13

Chuck Berry · 90

October 18th, 1926 - March 18th, 2017


Johnny B. Dead

Lou Duva

12

Lou Duva · 94

May 28th, 1922 - March 8th, 2017


He owned a trucking company, then became a bail bondsman - tracking those who jumped bail himself - and then got into boxing. We'll have to check - but he MAY have been Italian.

Joseph Wapner

11

Joseph Wapner · 97

November 15th, 1919 - February 26th, 2017


The decision in the case of Grim Reaper v. Wapner is in. Ruling is for the plaintiff.

Bill Paxton

10

Bill Paxton · 61

May 17th, 1955 - February 25th, 2017


Game Over, Man! Game Over!

Omar Abdel-Rahman

9

Omar Abdel-Rahman · 78

May 3rd, 1938 - February 18th, 2017


Hard to bill yourself as a bad-ass terrorist when you wear a Santa hat every day of your life. Dummy.

Al Jarreau

8

Al Jarreau · 76

March 12th, 1940 - February 12th, 2017


Looks like we're in this love all on our own now.

Richard Hatch

7

Richard Hatch · 71

May 21st, 1945 - February 7th, 2017


Down the - well, you know.

Irwin Corey

6

Irwin Corey · 102

July 29th, 1914 - February 6th, 2017


They called him "The World's Foremost Authority". No idea for what.

Barbara Hale

5

Barbara Hale · 94

April 18th, 1922 - January 27th, 2017


She was in movies for 35 years and on TV for 48 years. And she'll still be remembered as Perry Mason's secretary. Raymond Burr can suck it.

John Hurt

4

John Hurt · 77

January 22nd, 1940 - January 27th, 2017


I am not an animal! I am a human be - oh wait. Never mind.

Mike Connors

3

Mike Connors · 91

August 15th, 1925 - January 26th, 2017


Less-than-a-man-nix.

Mary Tyler Moore

2

Mary Tyler Moore · 80

December 29th, 1936 - January 25th, 2017


Looks like she didn't make it, after all.

Buddy Greco

1

Buddy Greco · 90

August 14th, 1926 - January 10th, 2017


From Atlanta to Goodbye.

 

 

Guess the Stiff!

He was decorated as a World War I flying ace, won an Academy Award for his screen adaptation of Pygmalion and also wrote 19 novels, but he'll be best remembered for the endearing relationship he shared with Beany.

(d) January 27th, 1997