For the 29th 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:      
Henry Kissinger

29

Henry Kissinger · 100

May 27th, 1923 - November 29th, 2023


He was the guy who said "Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac". Good thing, too - because he's uglier than a mud fence.

Rosalyn Carter

28

Rosalyn Carter · 96

August 18th, 1927 - November 19th, 2023


She won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, is in the Women's Hall of Fame, won countless awards, and has four degrees. She was also married to some sort of politician.

Bobby Knight

27

Bobby Knight · 83

October 25th, 1940 - November 1st, 2023


Weird that he died of a heart attack. He was such a calm, collected guy.

Matthew Perry

26

Matthew Perry · 54

August 19th, 1969 - October 28th, 2023


Mental note: make sure you have Friends that know how to swim.

Jimmy Buffett

25

Jimmy Buffett · 76

December 25th, 1946 - September 1st, 2023


Key South.

Bob Barker

24

Bob Barker · 99

December 12th, 1923 - August 26th, 2023


He was close to 100 - without going over.

Pee Wee Herman

23

Pee Wee Herman · 70

August 27th, 1952 - July 30th, 2023


Just basically an actor with no scandals at all that we can find. Wait - looking again.

Nope. No scandals. All good.

Sinead O'Connor

22

Sinead O'Connor · 56

December 8th, 1966 - July 26th, 2023


Now she really does compare to nothing.

Tony Bennett

21

Tony Bennett · 96

August 3rd, 1926 - July 21st, 2023


Wait, wait. You left your heart WHERE?

Alan Arkin

20

Alan Arkin · 89

March 26th, 1934 - June 30th, 2023


Ain't no sunshine when he's gone.

Ted Kaczynski

19

Ted Kaczynski

June 10th, 2023


Invitations to the memorial service will be sent promptly by mail.

Pat Robertson

18

Pat Robertson · 93

March 22nd, 1930 - June 8th, 2023


Looks like it's the 699 Club now.

James Watt

17

James Watt · 85

January 31st, 1938 - June 8th, 2023


Secretary of the Interior. And kind of a dick.

The Iron Sheik

16

The Iron Sheik · 80

March 5th, 1943 - June 7th, 2023


The Rusty Sheik is more like it.

Roger Craig

15

Roger Craig · 93

February 17th, 1930 - June 4th, 2023


You know, usually, a guy involved in sports this long has something interesting that has happened to him at some point in his long life. Not this guy. Baseball. That's it.

Tina Turner

14

Tina Turner · 83

November 26th, 1939 - May 24th, 2023


What's life got to do with it?

Ed Ames

13

Ed Ames · 95

July 9th, 1927 - May 21st, 2023


Somebody better take another looketh at that cup.

Jim Brown

12

Jim Brown · 87

February 17th, 1936 - May 18th, 2023


Yeah, yeah - great football player. But basically a jerk in most all other respects.

So, you know.

Superstar Billy Graham

11

Superstar Billy Graham · 79

June 7th, 1943 - May 17th, 2023


Hre was a wrestler, with a name like a preacher, a beard like a biker, earrings like a socialite, and clothes like a circus clown. How do you not like this guy?

Doyle Brunson

10

Doyle Brunson · 89

August 10th, 1933 - May 14th, 2023


Folded.

Harry Belafonte

9

Harry Belafonte · 96

March 1st, 1927 - April 25th, 2023


Great. Now we're going to have that "Day-O" song stuck in our heads all day.

Al Jaffee

8

Al Jaffee · 102

March 13th, 1921 - April 10th, 2023


Blech.

7

Robert Blake · 89

September 18th, 1933 - March 9th, 2023


Say what you want, but the guy knew his way around a Baretta.

Tom Sizemore

6

Tom Sizemore · 61

September 29th, 1961 - March 3rd, 2023


White Tom Down.

Burt Bacharach

5

Burt Bacharach · 94

May 12th, 1928 - February 8th, 2023


"On his own"
"No more raindrops fallin on his head"

Your choice.

Bobby Hull

4

Bobby Hull · 84

January 3rd, 1939 - January 30th, 2023


Say what you want, but the guy had some jacked up teeth.

David Crosby

3

David Crosby · 81

August 14th, 1941 - January 19th, 2023


David Dead Eyes.

Gina Lollobrigida

2

Gina Lollobrigida · 95

July 4th, 1927 - January 16th, 2023


Quite apart from being a fairly prolific actress, she was also a pretty solid person, humanitarian, and not-so-full-of-herself socialite. Also: Great Rack.

Lisa Marie Presley

1

Lisa Marie Presley · 54

February 1st, 1968 - January 12th, 2023


Abused in her teens, father died from drug overdose when she was 9, married 4 times (once to Nic Cage), had 4 kids and an estate worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Hard to image how she died so young.

 

 

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(d) October 14th, 1997