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  • Pat Conroy: Born: 1945-10-26 - Died: 2016-03-04
    Pat Conroy was a New York Times bestselling author best known for The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, which were both made into Oscar-nominated films, as well as several other acclaimed writings.
    Bud Collins: Born: 1929-06-17 - Died: 2016-03-04
    Bud Collins was a journalist and TV sportscaster known best for his tennis commentary. He also played tennis himself in his younger days.
    Aubrey McClendon: Born: 1959-07-14 - Died: 2016-03-02
    Aubrey McClendon was the founder and CEO of American Energy Partners, LP as well as the co-founder and retired CEO and chairman of Chesapeake Energy. He was also an advocate for natural gas and a part-owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
    George Kennedy: Born: 1925-02-18 - Died: 2016-02-28
    George Kennedy was an actor who appeared in over two hundred films and TV shows. Among is most memorable appearances were in Cool Hand Luke, Airport, The Naked Gun, Dallas, and Creepshow 2.
    Sonny James: Born: 1928-05-01 - Died: 2016-02-22
    Sonny James was a country music singer and songwriter best known for the song Young Love. He was known as the Southern Gentleman and had 72 charted releases from ’53 to ’83. He was in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
    Harper Lee: Born: 1926-04-28 - Died: 2016-02-19
    Harper Lee is an American novelist known for one of the most well-known American books, To Kill a Mockingbird, which was published in 1960. The book won a Pulitzer Prize and would go on to be taught in schools throughout the country.
    George Gaynes: Born: 1917-05-16 - Died: 2016-02-15
    George Gaynes was a singer, actor, and comedy performer. He is best known for his roles in Police Academy, Tootsie, and Punky Brewster.
    Antonin Scalia: Born: 1936-03-11 - Died: 2016-02-12
    Antonin Scalia was a Supreme Court Justice from 1986 until his death. He was appointed by President Ronald Reagan and his placement was valued very highly by many conservatives.
    Dave Mirra: Born: 1974-04-04 - Died: 2016-02-04
    Dave Mirra was an extreme sports athlete known for his BMX bicycle career and rally car racing. He held the record for most X Games medals until 2013. He was medalled in every X Games from 1995 to 2009.
    Maurice White: Born: 1941-12-19 - Died: 2016-02-03
    Maurice White was a singer-songwriter and musician known as the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire. He won seven Grammys and was nominated for 21. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.