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Famous Faces Who Passed Away in June 2019

Celebrity Deaths June 2019

Paul Darrow

British actor Paul Darrow passed away on June 3, 2019. According to the BBC, the 78-year-old passed away following a short illness. Darrow was most well-known for his portrayal of the character Avon on the television show “Blake’s 7.” During his career, he appeared in over 200 television shows, including Doctor Who.

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Robert Earle

Television game show host Robert Earle died on June 5, 2019, at the age of 93. Earle hosted ‘The General Electric College Bowl,’ succeeding Allen Ludden.

Actress Julie Payne (the daughter of actor John Payne) has passed away
Actress Julie Payne (the daughter of actor John Payne and actress Anne Shirley) with producer David Geffen at a screening of the film ‘Shampoo’, USA, 4th February 1975. (Photo by Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images)

Julie Payne

Daughter of famed actor John Payne, Julie passed away on June 7, 2019, at the age of 78. The actress appeared on both television and film in roles in “Island of the Blue Dolphins,” “Don’t Make Waves,” “The Restless Gun,” “One Step Beyond,” and “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

Jim Pike

Singer Jim Pike died on June 9, 2019, at the age of 82. Pike was a founding member of the Grammy-nominated trio the Lettermen. The group, which Pike left in 1967, was responsible for such hits as “The Way You Look Tonight,” “When I Fall In Love,” “Goin’ Out of My Head/Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” and “Everything is Good About You.”

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Mary Duggar

‘Counting On’ star and grandmother of the Duggar Family Mary Duggar passed away on June 9, 2019, at the age of 78. Jill Duggar Dillard said that her grandmother died “suddenly,” but the family knows she is now celebrating her eternal life in heaven.

Musicians Tompall Glaser (C), Chuck Glaser and Jim Glaser of Tompall & the Glaser Brothers circa 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, TN – CIRCA 1980: Musicians Tompall Glaser (C), Chuck Glaser and Jim Glaser of Tompall & the Glaser Brothers circa 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)

Chuck Glaser

Country singer Chuck Glasser passed away at the age of 83 on June 10, 2019. Glaser was a member of the award-winning trio The Glaser Brothers. Known for such hits as “Five Penny Nickel,” “Gone, on the Other Hand,” “California Girl,” and “The Moods of Mary,” the brothers also provided background vocals for artists such as Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline.

Bernie McGee

Reality television star Bernie McGee died at the age of 41 on June 15, 2019. The “Seeking Sister Wife” star reportedly suffered a heart attack and heat stroke.

Gloria Vanderbilt

The mother of CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt, passed away on June 17, 2019, at the age of 95. Vanderbilt was an heiress, fashion designer, painter and writer.

Dave Bartholomew

Legendary musician Dave Bartholomew passed away on June 23, 2019. He was 100 years old. Bartholomew was one of the pioneers of rock n’ roll music and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1991.

Actor Billy Drago attends the premiere of Oscilloscope Laboratories' "Lowdown" at ArcLight Hollywood on October 23, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – OCTOBER 23: Actor Billy Drago attends the premiere of Oscilloscope Laboratories’ “Lowdown” at ArcLight Hollywood on October 23, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Billy Drago

Actor Billy Drago passed away on June 24, 2019, at the age of 73. Drago was known for his roles as a villain in movies and on television, most notably as hitman Frank Nitti in “The Untouchables” and the Demon of Fear Barbas on the television show “Charmed.”

Max Wright

On June 26, 2019, actor Max Wright passed away from cancer. He was 75 years old. Wright appeared in many movies and shows, including “Friends,” “Misfits of Science,” “The Drew Carey Show” and “Cheers.” However, he is probably best known for his role starring as Willie Tanner on “ALF.”

Beth Chapman

After battling throat and lung cancer, ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ star Beth Chapman passed away on June 26, 2019. She was 51 years old. Prior to her passing, the television star was placed in a medically-induced coma.

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Keeley worked for over twelve years as a project manager before taking the plunge and turning her growing side business of working in social media into a full-time job. She also has experience working in human resources, brand development, and serving as a board member for a non-profit. Keeley is a former Lifestyle Editor for the WesternJournal.com and now serves as the Director of Publishing Operations. She has been with the company since 2016.
Keeley worked for over twelve years as a project manager before taking the plunge and turning her growing side business of working in social media into a full-time job. She also has experience working in human resources, brand development, and serving as a board member for a non-profit. Keeley is a former Lifestyle Editor for the WesternJournal.com and now serves as the Director of Publishing Operations. She has been with the company since 2016.

Keeley is a proud parent, football fanatic, HGTV junkie, and has a weakness for Starburst Jelly Beans. Life verse: Jeremiah 29:11
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