2015 Obituaries

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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:34 pm

Former Steelers DE Joe O'Malley died March 20, aged 83*

http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignit ... id=6371329

http://www.nfl.com/player/joeo%27malley/2522493/profile

* The NFL has his date of birth as January 1 1933, although the obituary has 1932.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:32 pm

Jimmy (Red) Phillips, who played 10 years with the Rams and Vikings (1958-67), died yesterday at the age of 79 in Auburn, AL:

http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2015 ... ll-pr.html

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ilJi00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:07 pm

Former Bears assistant Jim LaRue died on Sunday at the age of 89. He was the receivers coach for the Bills in 1976 and DB coach for the Bears from 1978-89, but his longest stint came at the college level as HC of Arizona from 1959-61:

http://tucson.com/sports/jim-larue-form ... 11abc.html
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby SixtiesFan » Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:59 pm



Eddie Lebaron was my first football hero when I saw him on TV playing for the Redskins.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:57 pm

Former Packer RB Terdell Middleton died. The link only notes his death, with the rest of the article pay-wall protected:

http://www.commercialappeal.com/sports/ ... 9_39639751

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ddTe00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby ChrisBabcock » Sat Apr 04, 2015 6:51 pm

Former Packer RB Terdell Middleton died. The link only notes his death, with the rest of the article pay-wall protected:


He was one of the first Packers I had ever heard of. i.e. I distinctly remember having his football card when I was about 7. I always wondered why his production fell off a cliff. Injuries?
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:12 pm

Charlie Sumner, who played with the Bears in the Vikings, and was an assistant with the Raiders for many years, died Friday at the age of 84. He was the coach who designed Jack Squirek's game-killing pick-six near the end of the first half of SB 18:

http://www.chatsports.com/oakland-raide ... 0-11312092

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... mnCh20.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

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