Retired Seattle business owner, Joseph LeRoy Gordon, died March 13 at Virginia Mason Hospital at age 88. Gordon had battled age-related illness for some time. He was well known for LeRoy Gordon's Auto Repair, whose clients included Sears, King County Metro Transit, Bill Russell, Larry Gossett and other notable Seattle residents.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Singer David Peaston, who had a string of R&B hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, has died, his family said Thursday.
Rob Ingram Died Sunday Nov. 27 at 38. He led the Portland Office of Youth Violence Prevention with compassion and courage.
As there are always two sides to every story, there are also two sides to every individual; the perception and the reality. Unfortunately, the latter is usually seldom seen. The harsh reality is Deondrae Clark was a victim of a senseless crime.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Big-voiced R&B diva Vesta Williams, perhaps best-known for her 1980s hits \"Don't Blow A Good Thing" and \"Congratulations," has been found dead of a possible drug overdose in a Southern California hotel room. She was 53.
Sue Carolyn Carey was born in Vanport, Oregon on Nov. 4, 1944, to Rev. Booker T and Mrs. Gracie Carey. Sue was employed as a cook at the Oregon Health Science University; Language Arts Teacher at Sabin Elementary School; USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Coordinator with the Albina Ministerial Alliance Family Day & Night Care, and Health Coordinator at Albina Head Start
Our beloved Aunt Eva died peacefully in her sleep at home. She was the third child of seven children born to Ralph and Susie Green, in Burleson County, Caldwell, Texas. All have preceded her in death. Eva was not afraid of work; however, she decided to better her living conditions by continuing her education.
Dr. Booker T. Lewis Jr. died on July 20, 2011 in Portland, Or., at the age of 88. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 28, at St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church, 120 NE Knott Street, with the interment to follow at Willamette National Cemetery.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Carl Gardner, original lead singer of the R&B group the Coasters, has died in Florida. He was 83.
Gardner's wife Veta said her husband died Sunday at a Port St. Lucie hospice following a long bout with congestive heart failure and vascular dementia.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, the Coasters had a string of hits in the late 1950s