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Paid Notice: Deaths BULLOCK, GEORGE DAVIS

2003-10-27T05:00:00+0000

BULLOCK--George Davis. 54, of Bassett, VA, died October 24, 2003. A golf professional, 1976 Metropolitan PGA Assistans Champion and 1980 Metropolitan Open Champion. A graudate of Staunton Military Academy, he left Virginia to play on the Asian tour and became a teaching professional at Century Country Club in Purchase. He is survived by his wife Ellen, loving daughter Florence, his parents Frank and Margaret, and brother, Frank. A memorial service will be held October 27, 2003, at 8 PM, at Colli ...


Deidre Davis Butler, Who Fought for Disability Rights, Dies at 64

2020-08-21T20:16:58+0000

A wheelchair user herself, she helped draft a landmark law and held government posts championing people with disabilities, especially those of color.


Ian Carr, Jazz Trumpeter and Author of Miles Davis Biography, Dies at 75

2009-03-07T07:56:28+0000

Mr. Carr was a Scottish-born trumpeter who, like his formidable influence, Miles Davis, was an early practitioner of jazz-rock fusion.


Spencer Davis, Whose Band Helped Power the Sound of the ’60s, Dies at 81

2020-10-20T17:22:23+0000

Hits like “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man” made the Spencer Davis Group, based in Britain, famous worldwide and launched the career of its lead singer, Steve Winwood.


Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78

2020-09-30T13:49:25+0000

After writing hits for Elvis Presley and others, he became famous in his own right with songs like the No. 1 hit “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me.”


Deidre Davis Butler, Who Fought for Disability Rights, Dies at 64

2020-08-21T20:16:58+0000

A wheelchair user herself, she helped draft a landmark law and held government posts championing people with disabilities, especially those of color.


Steve Grossman, Hired as a Teenager by Miles Davis, Dies at 69

2020-08-21T16:28:10+0000

He was just 18 when Davis recruited him to play saxophone in his band. He went on to play with Elvin Jones and to lead his own groups.


Willie Davis, Packers Hall of Famer, Is Dead at 85

2020-04-15T20:14:24+0000

In his 10 seasons with Green Bay, as its defensive anchor, he helped the team win three N.F.L. championships and the first two Super Bowls.


Edith Kunhardt Davis, Author of ‘Pat the Bunny’ Sequels, Dies at 82

2020-01-19T17:58:28+0000

She also wrote about the death of her son at 27, for which she blamed herself because she had been an alcoholic when she was pregnant with him.


Jennifer Davis, 85, Dies; Led Divestment Effort Over Apartheid

2019-10-31T21:47:17+0000

After leaving South Africa, she pressed colleges, churches, unions, philanthropies and others to unload their stock in companies profiting from a racist system.



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Gaylord Perry, Hall of Fame Pitcher With a Doctoring Touch, Dies at 84

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 20:28:21 +0000

He won 314 games and recorded 3,500 strikeouts, but he’s remembered as much for his acknowledged spitball, with saliva just one substance in his arsenal.

Christine McVie, Hitmaker for Fleetwood Mac, Is Dead at 79

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:30:26 +0000

As a singer, songwriter and keyboardist, she was a prolific force behind one of the most popular rock bands of the last 50 years.

John Hadl, Star Quarterback for Chargers And Rams, Dies at 82

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:02:01 +0000

A college All-American, he led the San Diego Chargers to an American Football League title and later steered the N.F.L.’s Rams into the playoffs.

Wilko Johnson, Scorching Guitarist and Punk Pioneer, Dies at 75

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:20:59 +0000

Known later as an actor on “Game of Thrones,” he helped lay the foundation for a 1970s rock revolution on England’s pub circuit.

Jiang Zemin, China’s Leader After Tiananmen Square Protests, Dies at 96

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:09:54 +0000

Mr. Jiang, a wily and garrulous politician, presided over a decade of meteoric economic growth in the post-Tiananmen era.

Melody Miller, Trusted Aide to the Kennedys, Dies at 77

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 01:31:04 +0000

She worked with the family for over 40 years, mostly for Senator Ted Kennedy. But her duties went far beyond the office.



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