2015 Obituaries

Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:09 pm

Former Browns & Packers G Joe Skibinski died August 18, aged 86.

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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Teo » Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:13 pm

Grover Klemmer, an official (head linesman, back judge and side judge) from 1963-1981, died August 23. He was 94 years old.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sfgate ... =175665328
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Teo » Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:15 pm

C. O. Bracato, a scout for 40 years with the Oilers/Titans, died today at the age of 85.

http://www.titansonline.com/news/articl ... 4826f83647
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:21 pm

Tom Scott, a linebacker for the Eagles and Giants from 1953-64, died yesterday at the age of 84:

http://hamptonroads.com/2015/09/tom-sco ... n-has-died

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... otTo00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sun Sep 06, 2015 8:35 am

Longtime baseball broadcaster Gene Elston died on Saturday, but his obituary (and HOF bio--as a Ford Frick winner) notes that he did radio for the Cleveland Rams, though I'm not sure if it was 1944-45 or just 1945, since it merely notes that he left the Navy in 1944.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Sep 08, 2015 4:44 pm

Tyler Sash, who played with the Giants in 2011-12 and was on the SB-winning team in 2011 has died at the age of 27:

http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/13610 ... er-dies-27

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... shTy00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:53 am

Jack Linn, who played with three teams from 1991-93, died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday at the age of 43:

http://triblive.com/obituaries/newsstor ... z3lRCyIuiG

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... nnJa20.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:47 pm

Steve Meilinger, who played with three teams from 1956-61, died on Monday at the age of 84:

http://www.mcall.com/sports/mc-steve-me ... story.html

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ilSt00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:05 pm

Al LoCasale, who worked in the front office for Sid Gillman, Al Davis and Paul Brown, died over the weekend:

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/20 ... ies-at-82/
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Teo » Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:45 am

Richard Williamson, who was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from parts of 1990 and the whole 1991 season, and also an assistant coach for the Chiefs, Buccaneers and Panthers (where he stayed for 16 seasons), died today in Charlotte at the age of 74.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/20 ... ies-at-74/

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/c ... illRi0.htm
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