Obituary

Actor Dick Van Patten shown in a May 9, 2008, photo. (Photo: Phil Konstantin/MGN)
‘Eight is Enough’ star Dick Van Patten dies at 86
Dick Van Patten, the genial comic actor best known as the patriarch of TV's "Eight is Enough," has died, according to his publicist Daniel Bernstein. Tue, 06/23/2015 - 2:11pm
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Prolific British actor Christopher Lee dies at age 93
Christopher Lee, the prolific, aristocratic British actor who brought dramatic gravitas to the low-budget thrills of Hammer Studios' horror films, has died at age 93. Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:19am
Bill Creasy
Wrightsville Beach historian remembered
A longtime Wrightsville Beach resident, who devoted much of his retirement to historic preservation was remembered today. Tue, 06/09/2015 - 5:23pm
Horst Brandstaetter (Source: Playmobil.us)
German who launched Playmobil toy range dies at 81
Horst Brandstaetter, who launched the popular Playmobil range of plastic toys in the 1970s, has died. He was 81. Mon, 06/08/2015 - 2:52pm
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Blues legend B.B. King dead at 89
Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says. Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:41am
Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek’, dies
Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Fri, 02/27/2015 - 5:36pm
Jackie Iler dies at 78
Jackie Iler has passed away. Iler was the wife of state house Representative Frank Iler. Mon, 12/22/2014 - 4:36am