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Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 9:43 am
by Ken Crippen

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:34 pm
by LJP
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.

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:32 pm
by BD Sullivan
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

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:07 pm
by BD Sullivan
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

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:40 pm
by BD Sullivan

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:59 pm
by SixtiesFan


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

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:57 pm
by BD Sullivan
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

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 6:51 pm
by ChrisBabcock
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?

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:12 pm
by BD Sullivan
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

Re: 2015 Obituaries

PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:30 am
by LJP