Obituaries

Roger Moore, suave actor who held James Bond role the longest, dies at 89
The British leading man often defined his acting through a raised eyebrow and a quip.
 
Jean Fritz, author of biographies and historical books for children, dies at 101
(The Washington Post, May 21, 2017; 5:54 PM)
 
Roger Ailes, architect of conservative TV juggernaut Fox News, is dead at 77
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2017; 8:52 AM)
 
Martie Zad, Washington Post staffer for five decades, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2017; 1:55 PM)
 
Thomas Melville, antiwar protester and one of the ‘Catonsville Nine,’ dies at 86
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2017; 7:08 PM)
 
Dawson Mathis, congressman and lobbyist, dies at 76
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2017; 6:10 PM)
 
Richard Pennington, a leader in three major police departments, dies at 70
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2017; 1:12 PM)
 
Solveig Cox, who made whimsical pottery of cats, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2017; 5:23 PM)
 
Tony Alamo, apocalyptic minister convicted of abusing underage girls, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2017; 11:28 AM)
 
Mike Lowry, Washington state congressman and governor, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2017; 7:36 PM)
 
Julia E. Hamblet, director of Women Marines in the 1950s, dies at 100
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2017; 6:12 PM)
 
James M. Scott, Fairfax County delegate in Virginia legislature, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 4:01 PM)
 
Lorraine W. Pearce, first White House curator, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2017; 3:07 PM)
 
Trish Vradenburg, TV screenwriter who put spotlight on Alzheimer’s, dies at 70
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2017; 6:19 PM)
 
Helena Nobles-Jones, principal in three school districts, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2017; 5:09 PM)
 
Linda Hopkins, Tony Award-winning singer with ‘raw gospel power,’ dies at 92
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2017; 11:52 AM)
 
Virginia Ames, artist who helped found Torpedo Factory, dies at 102
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2017; 2:57 PM)
 
Don Rickles, lightning-fast launcher of comic insults, dies at 90
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2017; 2:47 PM)
 
Jimmy Bell, legal defender of strip clubs and celebrities, dies at 48
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2017; 6:58 PM)
 
Howard Chasanow, judge on Maryland Court of Appeals, dies at 79
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2017; 6:25 PM)
 
Stacy B. Lloyd III, Foreign Service officer, bookstore owner, dies at 80
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2017; 6:52 PM)
 
John Herbers, journalist on front lines of civil rights reporting, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2017; 12:11 PM)
 
David Rockefeller Sr., steward of family fortune and Chase Manhattan Bank, dies at 101
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2017; 11:06 AM)
 
Bruce Terris, public interest lawyer, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2017; 5:56 PM)
 
Laurel Kamen, founder of clothing line for breast cancer survivors, dies at 70
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2017; 3:56 PM)
 
Lou Duva, boxing manager who threw punches in and out of the ring, dies at 94
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2017; 6:43 PM)
 
Jerry Lipson, reporter and Capitol Hill aide, dies at 81
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2017; 5:26 PM)
 
Thomas S. Williamson Jr., lawyer who was Labor Department solicitor, dies at 70
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2017; 2:46 PM)
 
Tamar Meekins, D.C. deputy attorney general, dies at 55
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2017; 1:02 PM)
 
Alan Colmes, co-host of ‘Hannity & Colmes’ and liberal in ‘lion’s den’ of Fox News, dies at 66
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2017; 6:56 PM)