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Joey Feek Dead - Country Singer Passes Away at 40

Joey Feek, one half of the country duo Joey + Rory, has sadly passed away at age 40.

The country singer passed away on Friday afternoon (March 4) after a long battle with cervical cancer, surrounded by family and friends at home in her native Indiana.

“My wife’s greatest dream came true today. She is in Heaven,” her husband Rory wrote on the couple’s blog, which has been documenting her journey with cancer.

Joey had battled cervical cancer since 2014. She underwent surgery for the disease that year, but it returned in 2015 and she stopped all treatments that October.

Joey and Rory share a two-year-old daughter, Indiana.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Joey‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

George Kennedy Dead - 'Cool Hand Luke' Actor Dies at 91

George Kennedy, best known for his work in the movie Cool Hand Luke, has died at the age of 91.

The actor won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor back in 1968 for his work in the movie and he was also well known for his roles in Airport and three of the Naked Gun movies.

George died on Sunday morning (February 28) at 4:30am in Boise, Idaho, his grandson told TMZ.

After his wife Joan died over a year ago, George‘s health has been failing and he spent the last month of his life under hospice care.

We send our thoughts and condolences to George‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Tony Burton Dead - 'Rocky' Actor Dies at 78

Tony Burton, best known for his work in the first six Rocky movies, has died at the age of 78.

The actor passed away on Thursday afternoon (February 25) in California, his younger sister Loretta “Peaches” Kelley told MLive.com.

Tony was one of just four actors who appeared in all of the first six movies of the hit franchise. He played the role of Duke, the trainer of Apollo Creed.

Loretta said that Tony never received an official diagnosis, though he was in and out of the hospital throughout the past year. Due to his health issues, he wasn’t able to see the movie Creed before he passed away.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Tony‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Harper Lee Dead - 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Author Dies at 89

Harper Lee, the author of the acclaimed novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” has died at the age of 89.

The mayor in Lee‘s hometown of Monroeville, Alabama confirmed her death to NBC News. She had been living in an assisted living facility since 2007, when she suffered a stroke.

Harper had only released one novel until the sequel to her book, titled “Go Set a Watchman,” was published last year. There was controversy over whether the author truly wanted the manuscript to be published, but the book became a bestseller nonetheless.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Harper‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Big Ang Dead - 'Mob Wives' Star Dies at 55 After Battling Cancer

Big Ang, one of the stars of Mob Wives, has sadly passed away after battling stage four cancer.

“It is with sad regret that we inform you that at 3:01 a.m. Angelia Raiola peacefully ended her battle with cancer, and was called home,” a statement on her Twitter account read. “She was surrounded by nothing but love from her immediate family, and the closest friends. YOU, (her fans) were some of the most special people in the world, and she loved you immensely. Thank you for your love, prayers, and unconditional support of Angela right to the very end.”

It was reported earlier this month that Big Ang was in and out of the hospital fighting stage four lung and brain cancer.

Our thoughts are with Big Ang‘s loved ones during this time.

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Mob Wives' Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola NOT Dead Despite Reports

Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, who starred in the VH1 series Mob Wives, is still in the hospital despite reports that she has died.

A rep took to Twitter to clarify the situation.

“This is a representative of Angela‘s personal social media,” the person wrote. “The news that has been reported is TOTALLY INACCURATE. Please respect her family, and their privacy at this time.”

It continued, “All of the media outlets currently reporting this are reporting FALSE INFORMATION. No direct information has been given, and will not be given any time soon. Angela is still in the hospital surrounded by her loved ones, and is fighting. Thank you.”

Earlier this month, it was revealed that Ang had stage four lung and brain cancer after being diagnosed with a throat tumor back in April of 2015.

Our thoughts go out to Ang and her family.

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George Gaynes Dead - 'Police Academy' Actor Dies at 98

George Gaynes, a character actor known for his work in seven Police Academy movies, has died at age 98.

The versatile actor passed away on Monday (February 15) in North Bend, Wash, according to Variety. He is survived by his wife Allyn Ann McLerie, his daughter, one granddaughter, and two great-granddaughters.

George is also well known for his work on the sitcom Punky Brewster as the title character’s foster parent and eventual adoptive father, as well as his role opposite Dustin Hoffman in the movie Tootsie.

We send our thoughts and condolences to George‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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