Stars We Lost in 2020

This is just to name a few. We Mourn their death but we celebrate their lives.

Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna perished in a helicopter crash on January 26.

Country legend Charley Pride died at 86 in December following a battle with COVID-19.

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died in November following his highly publicized battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old.

Actor Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Dead at 62 After Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Iconic movie actor Sean Connery, the original 007 in seven James Bond films, died at 90 on Halloween.

“Two and a Half Men” star Conchata Ferrell died in October, three months after suffering a debilitating heart attack. She was 77.

Rock legend Eddie Van Halen died in October following a battle with throat cancer. He was 65.

David L. Lander, remembered as Squiggy on “Laverne & Shirley” in the ’70s and ’80s, died after a 37-year battle with multiple sclerosis in December.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died in September after multiple battles with cancer. She was 87.

Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman died at 43 in August after a secret four-year battle with colon cancer.

TV icon Regis Philbin died of natural causes at 88 in July.

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis of Georgia succumbed to pancreatic cancer at 80 in July.

Little Richard, considered one of the founding fathers — if not the inventor — of rock ‘n’ roll, died of bone cancer in May. He was 87.

Grammy-winning singer Bill Withers passed away in April at the age of 81. His family broke the sad news that he had died from heart complications in Los Angeles.

Fred “Curly” Neal, seen at left in 1965 with teammate Meadow “Meadowlark” Lemon, died March 26 at 77. He had been one of the most iconic ambassadors for the sport of basketball, playing for the Harlem Globetrotters from 1963-1985.

Kenny Rogers, a true icon of country music who effortlessly crossed over into pop success throughout his career, died on March 20 at 81.

“Good Times” star Ja’Net DuBois passed away at 74 on February 18. death certificate ‘lists Blues Brothers star Cab Calloway as her secret biological father’

Whodini Hip-Hop Legend John ‘Ecstasy’ Fletcher Dead at 56

Portrait of members of the American Hip-hop group Whodini, Jalil Hutchins (left) and John Fletcher (aka Ecstasy) as they pose backstage at the UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, October 20, 1984. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

This is just to name a few. We Mourn their death but we celebrate their lives.