Obituaries

Bishop Eddie Long, Georgia megachurch leader who faced sex coercion suits, dies at 63
His New Birth Missionary Baptist Church became one of the country’s most prominent ministries.
 
Tommy Allsup, guitarist who backed Buddy Holly, Kenny Rogers and others, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2017; 5:26 PM)
 
Lois Dickson Rice, lobbyist behind federal grants for college students, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2017; 4:52 PM)
 
Buddy Bregman, gifted Hollywood musical arranger and conductor, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2017; 8:39 PM)
 
Nat Hentoff, journalist who wrote on jazz and civil liberties, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2017; 1:40 PM)
 
Fred L. Wineland, former Md. legislator and secretary of state, dies at 90
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2017; 2:51 PM)
 
Charles J. Colgan, longest-serving member of the Virginia Senate, dies at 90
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2017; 6:53 PM)
 
William Christopher, who played Father Mulcahy on TV’s ‘M.A.S.H.,’ dies at 84
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2017; 12:46 PM)
 
LaVell Edwards, Hall of Fame football coach at Brigham Young, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2016; 1:48 PM)
 
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2016; 4:45 PM)
 
Christian Chapman, U.S. diplomat who survived assassination attempt, dies at 95
(The Washington Post, December 25, 2016; 5:30 PM)
 
William Simons, combative leader of Washington Teachers’ Union, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2016; 6:13 PM)
 
John Sherwood, journalist who roved Washington and the Chesapeake, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2016; 4:00 PM)
 
Joseph Paull, Post newsroom executive and lawyer, dies at 97
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2016; 3:46 PM)
 
John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth, dies at 95
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2016; 9:04 PM)
 
Van Williams, star of TV’s ‘The Green Hornet,’ dies at 82
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2016; 12:27 PM)
 
Jayaram Jayalalitha, powerful Indian politician who broke gender barriers, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2016; 6:30 PM)
 
C. Wyatt Dickerson Jr., businessman and mainstay of D.C. social whirl, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2016; 7:12 PM)
 
Grant Tinker, producer of ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ and NBC chief, dies at 90
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2016; 7:26 PM)
 
See images by William Christenberry, famed photographer of the old South
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2016; 9:30 PM)
 
Ron Glass, character actor known for ‘Barney Miller,’ dies at 71
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2016; 9:56 AM)
 
Florence Henderson, who starred in TV’s ‘The Brady Bunch,’ dies at 82
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2016; 6:20 PM)
 
Leon Billings, Senate aide who helped shape environmental laws, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2016; 3:43 PM)
 
Leonard Cohen, singer-songwriter of love, death and philosophical longing, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, November 11, 2016; 1:50 AM)
 
Ralph J. Cicerone, scientist who worked to protect the ozone layer, dies at 73
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2016; 5:07 PM)
 
John Orsino, major-league baseball player, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2016; 6:11 PM)
 
Jack T. Chick, cartoonist of conspiracy-minded attacks, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2016; 11:26 AM)
 
William H. Pietsch Jr., who led a commando team in World War II, dies at 94
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2016; 6:30 PM)
 
Zerka Moreno, a pioneer of psychodrama and group therapy, dies at 99
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2016; 5:25 PM)
 
Ann Broder, former Arlington County school board member, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2016; 4:11 PM)