Posts Tagged Obituaries

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows designer Oscar de la Renta, right, and model Karlie Kloss backstage before the presentation of the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 collection sponsored by Revlon at Fashion Week in New York. The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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Champion drag racer Raymond Beadle dies at 70

WACO, Texas (AP) — Raymond Beadle, a three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and a championship NASCAR team owner, has died. He was 70.

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Olympic champ Rezkova-Hubnerova dies at 64

PRAGUE (AP) — Miloslava Rezkova-Hubnerova, who won the Olympic gold in women’s high jump for Czechoslovakia in 1968 aged 18, has died.

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Report: Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76

This photo provided by RCA Records shows singer Paul Craft. Craft, a Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer, has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. at a Nashville hospital "after years of deteriorating health." Craft penned the words to songs made famous by the likes of Ray Stevens, Mark Chestnutt, Alison Krauss, the Eagles and Linda Rondstadt. He was inducted earlier this month into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame after being nominated numerous times over the years. (AP Photo/RCA Records)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76.

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