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Notable Deaths 2017: Tom Petty

2018-06-06T19:40:04+0000


Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

2018-01-20T00:26:27+0000

The musician’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from Mr. Petty’s family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”


Tom Petty Dies; His Lyrics Spoke for Underdogs

2017-10-03T06:56:54+0000

Tom Petty, a staple of rock radio through decades with his band the Heartbreakers, has died at 66. Mr. Petty wrote pithy, hardheaded songs that gave 1960s roots a contemporary polish.


Tom Petty, a Mainstay of Rock With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66

2017-10-03T04:08:26+0000

A singer, songwriter and guitarist, Mr. Petty melded California rock with a Southern heritage in hits like “American Girl” and “Free Fallin’.”


Dr. Thomas L. Petty, Researcher of Long-Term Oxygen Therapy, Is Dead at 76

2010-01-17T01:11:35+0000

Dr. Petty was a pulmonologist whose research was instrumental in the development of long-term oxygen therapy for patients with severe chronic lung disease.


Clarence Petty, Protector of the Adirondacks, Dies at 104

2009-12-05T21:56:01+0000

Mr. Petty so revered the pristine Adirondack wilderness that he spent virtually all his adult life fighting to preserve it.


Paid Notice: Deaths PETTY, HENRY L.

2005-12-01T05:00:00+0000

PETTY--Henry L. Of Westport, CT, died Wednesday, November 23, 2005. Husband of Lois Petty, stepfather of Giulietta Drake, beloved son of the late William and Helen Petty, brother of William C. Petty III of Bronxville, NY, Michael Petty of Silver Springs, MD, Dr. Barbara Heuer of NYC, Deborah Dalton of Cooperstown, NY & Connee Young of Petaluma, CA, step grandfather of Hazel Drake. Memorial service Sunday, December 4, 2 PM, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Westport, CT.


Notable Deaths 2017: Tom Petty

2018-06-06T19:40:04+0000


Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

2018-01-20T00:26:27+0000

The musician’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from Mr. Petty’s family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”


Tom Petty Dies; His Lyrics Spoke for Underdogs

2017-10-03T06:56:54+0000

Tom Petty, a staple of rock radio through decades with his band the Heartbreakers, has died at 66. Mr. Petty wrote pithy, hardheaded songs that gave 1960s roots a contemporary polish.



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Thu, 22 Feb 2024 06:26:41 +0000

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Wed, 21 Feb 2024 23:34:34 +0000

For nearly two decades he traveled to factories throughout Europe, sometimes behind the Iron Curtain, to bring modern furniture to Americans.

Jimmy Van Eaton, Purveyor of the Sun Records Beat, Dies at 86

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 03:20:11 +0000

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