"Bring Out Yer Dead!" 2020

Discussion in 'Joker’s Funhouse (Off Topic)' started by myandria, Apr 3, 2020.

  1. myandria Loyal Player

    Well, we need this thread updated for this year.

    Bill Withers: Singer, Songwriter dies at age 81 due to heart complications.

    What a great loss to the music world.:(

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  2. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Canadian actor Logan Williams -- known for his roles in The Flash and When Calls the Heart -- has died at age 16, his mother said.

    Apr 09, 2003 - Apr 2, 2020

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  3. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Boy, 4, shot dead in possible accidental shooting in
    Thornton on April 3

    A 4-year-old boy was killed in a possible accidental shooting Thursday evening while playing in a basement
    with his cousins in south suburban Thornton. Officers were called to a home at 8:41 p.m. on Blackhawk Drive
    and found the child with a gunshot wound to his head, according to a statement from Thornton police. Amir
    Jennings-Green, of Thornton, was taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey and pronounced dead at
    9:15 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Thornton police Chief Glenn Beckman
    said investigators are “leaning” toward concluding the shooting was accidental.
  4. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Legendary New Orleans Saints K Tom Dempsey is dead age 73. He died to complications
    from the coronavirus. He died Saturday night.

    Jan 12, 1947 - Apr 04, 2020

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  5. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Bobby Mitchell, first black player for the Washington Redskins,
    dies at 84

    NFL Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell, who became the first African American to play for the Washington Redskins,
    died Sunday, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was 84. His cause of death was not disclosed.

    Jun 06, 1935 - Apr 05, 2020

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  6. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    22-Year-Old Washington State University Football

    Player Dies

    Bryce Beekman, a starting safety for the Washington State University Cougars and rising senior, died on Tuesday.
    He was 22. Pullman Police told KLEW News reporter Armen Araradi that they responded to a call placed by Beekman
    at 5:44 p.m. local time for reported “breathing problems.” Authorities said the cause of death is still unknown. Police
    said the Whitman County coroner’s office would be releasing more information soon. On March 25.

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  7. willflynne 10000 Post Club

    Al Kaline, first Detroit Tigers player to have his jersey retired, Hall of Famer, broadcaster for Tigers games.
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    Dec 19, 1934 - Apr 06, 2020

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    QuikTrip Employee Dies Of Coronavirus

    Tulsa man who died of COVID-19 this weekend is one of the youngest Oklahomans to die of the
    disease so far. Israel Sauz, 22, died Sunday morning. Sauz was an Assistant Manager for QuikTrip,
    who was married, and had a son born three weeks ago. His family says he had no known medical
    issues before COVID-19. He had been hospitalized for one week. Sauz's friends were shocked by his
    death, and two fundraising pages have been established to help his wife and son.

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  10. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Jersey City councilman dies from coronavirus

    Jersey City Councilman Michael Yun, a longtime civic and business leader in the community, has died from
    complications of the coronavirus, according to his chief of staff, Vernon Richardson. City Mayor Steven Fulop
    tweeted the news of Yun's death on Monday, saying, "It's w/a heavy heart that we share that Councilman Yun
    has passed away. He was a great co worker and a tireless advocate for the people of #JerseyCity -- More than
    that he was a great father, husband and grandfather. I can speak for the entire JC community that we are
    devastated."

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  11. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Hong Kong-born nurse dies of coronavirus

    after 44 years with NHS

    A dedicated nurse who has worked in the NHS since she arrived in London from Hong Kong in the 1970s
    has died from coronavirus at the age of 70. Alice Kit Tak Ong, who worked for the health service for 44 years,
    was described by her daughter Melissa as “completely dedicated”. Her family believe she may have contracted
    the virus while working without protective equipment in a doctor’s surgery.

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  12. Jay Smeezy Dedicated Player

    XBOX... 4 March 2002....ironically the same day PS2 was released!:D:rolleyes:
  13. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    James Drury, Taciturn Star of ‘The Virginian,’

    Dies at 85

    James Drury, an actor best remembered as the stolid, black-hatted title character of the long-running NBC
    western “The Virginian,” died on Monday at his home in Houston. He was 85. Karen Lindsey, his assistant,
    confirmed the death in an email but did not specify a cause.

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    Apr 18, 1934 - Apr 06, 2020
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  14. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Pastor who criticized coronavirus ‘mass hysteria’

    dies from illness

    A Virginia pastor who criticized the “mass hysteria” surrounding the coronavirus pandemic has died of the illness,
    according to new reports. Landon Spradlin, of Gretna — a small town halfway between Lynchburg and Danville —
    started to feel sick while in New Orleans, where he went to preach to the crowds gathered for Mardi Gras celebrations,
    according to the BBC.

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  15. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Ken Shimura, one of Japan’s most famous

    comedians, dies at 70 after contracting the

    coronavirus

    Lived: Feb 20, 1950 - Mar 29, 2020

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    A household name in his native Japan, Ken Shimura’s popularity bridged generations. The comedian was
    a constant fixture on Japanese television for the better part of five decades, rarely straying from his crowd-
    pleasing brand of comedy skits. Yet despite the outlandish nature of his most famous characters — the
    rubber-faced funnyman was sometimes referred to as “Japan’s Robin Williams — he was known to be
    somewhat shy and quiet when not performing.

    Shimura’s half-century run as one of Japan’s most recognizable comedians ended March 29, when he died
    at the age of 70 due to pneumonia caused by COVID-19. Upon being admitted to a Tokyo hospital on March
    20 after developing a fever and experiencing respiratory problems, Shimura was diagnosed with severe pneumonia;
    a day later, he was put on a ventilator and never regained consciousness. On March 23, it was announced Shimura
    had tested positive for COVID-19, thus becoming the first prominent Japanese entertainment figure to be diagnosed
    with the virus.
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  16. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Woman, 19, shot dead in northwest Indiana

    A 19-year-old woman was fatally shot Tuesday in Merrillville in northwest Indiana. Officers responded
    about 2 a.m. to call a gunfire in the 7300 block of Bigger Street and found the woman dead in a vehicle,
    Merrillville police Cmdr. Jeff Rice said in a statement. The woman, identified as Tonya Gray of Merrillville,
    was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at 3:20 a.m., the Lake County coroner’s office said in a
    statement. An autopsy has not ruled on a manner of death. Police are conducting a homicide investigation,
    Rice said.
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  17. Balton hero Committed Player

    Not to downplay that these are tragedies, but could you limit yourself to deaths that are of national or international interest?
  18. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Balton hero, I guess I could do that.
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  19. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    Former Eagles championship RB Timmy

    Brown dies at 82

    Former Philadelphia Eagles running back and kick returner Timmy Brown -- who won an NFL
    Championship with the team in 1960 -- has died. He was 82. Brown died Saturday in Southern
    California. His cause of death was not disclosed. The three-time Pro Bowl selection was a member
    of the Eagles' 1960 title team and led the NFL in all-purpose yards in 1962 and 1963.

    Lived: May 24, 1937 - Apr 04, 2020

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  20. ShazamFanatic2017 Well-Known Player

    John Prine, Who Chronicled the Human

    Condition in Song, Dies at 73

    A singer and songwriter with a raspy voice and a gift for offbeat humor, he was revered by his peers,
    including Bob Dylan. He died of the coronavirus. This obituary is part of a series about people who have
    died in the coronavirus pandemic. John Prine, the raspy-voiced country-folk singer whose ingenious
    lyrics to songs by turns poignant, angry and comic made him a favorite of Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson
    and others, died on Tuesday in Nashville. He was 73. The cause was complications of the coronavirus,
    his family said.

    Lived: Oct 10, 1946 - Apr 07, 2020

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