Art Linkletter, Rue McLanahan, Tom Bosley, Barbara Billingsley…RIP
As 2010 comes to a close we take the opportunity to reflect upon those who are no longer with us. Among those who have passed this year are Hollywood celebrities, athletes, musicians and politicians.
January: Johnson & Johnson heiress Casey Johnson, actor Pernell Roberts, musician Teddy Pendergrass.
February: Fashion designer Alexander McQueen, Olympic luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, Deadliest Catch Captain Phil Harris.
March: Actor Robert Culp, NFL Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen, actor Peter Graves and child actor Corey Haim.
April: Actor John Forsythe and actress Dixie Carter.
May: Brittany Murphy widower Simon Monjack, actor Dennis Hopper, singer Lena Horne, child actor Gary Coleman, television personality Art Linkletter, actress Lynn Redgrave.
June: Senator Robert C. Byrd, singer and sausage king Jimmy Dean, actress Rue McLanahan.
July: Bill Cowher’s wife Kaye Cowher, Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
August: Canadian pro wrestler Luna Vachon, celebrity plastic surgeon Frank Ryan.
September: Segway mogul James Heselden, actor Tony Curtis.
October: Actress Lisa Blount, U.S. swimmer Fran Crippen, actress Barbara Billingsley, actor Tom Bosley.
November: MLB manager Sparky Anderson, actor Leslie Nielsen.
December: Lawyer Elizabeth Edwards, film director Blake Edwards, NFL quarterback and sports commentator Don Meredith.
Memorial gallery below: