Saddest Deaths of 2017

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The Top Ten

1 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.

Just so surprising I don't think I can even begin to describe how sad this is I mean it wasn't just any death he was the voice of his generation but left us at the age of 41 from a suicide. Most think because his friend Chris Cornell also committed suicide and since it is Chris Cornell's Birthday he decided to hang himself - Thecyanryan

Don't let OJ's parole overshadow how big Bennington was in the Nu Metal/rock genre. You may not like them much, but you have to admire such great success they achieved in their peak. Now I can't possibly think the band will move on from another singer its over, and Chester will forever stick out for me. Thanks for everything you gave us fans from the beginning to end. - htoutlaws2012

I was never the biggest Linkin Park fan. However, to hear the news... man, I am deeply sorry to read about this. Seriously, considering how many of my friends are fans of this man, I'm just in shock. - ProPanda

On July 20th, 2017 I lost one of my idols, may you rest in peace Chester :'( - Nintendonix

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2 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.

I don't really know what to say. He was a huge inspiration to my own personal songwriting. He had a voice that hasn't been replicated. His music was one of the contributing factors to why I love Grunge (and practically the Alternative music genre in general). Rest In Peace Chris. We'll miss ya buddy. Hope you're rocking up there in heaven. - cjWriter1997

Well, this should be at the top in no time. RIP - 445956

So tragic. He died way too young.

I coincidentally listened to Like A Stone and become addicted just before I heard the news of his death. It was so sad he’s no longer here anymore. - joshsanz

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3 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.

This Is a death from a real legend he created what is said to be the first rock song this will be number one soon - Thecyanryan

Our founding father of Rock n Roll died...RIP...A greet human with a beautiful soul, May you rest in peace. - Ananya

I seriously didn't know he was still alive. But I'm really sorry to hear that he passed away. R.I.P. Chuck.

Johnny b Good...Johnny b Good :-(

4 Adam West Adam West

My favorite Batman the only real one in my opinion has died he will be missed - Thecyanryan

He was a great Batman and a great Mayor West (Family Guy) - EpicJake

It was just so sudden, and the fact that nobody told us he had leukemia made it sadder.
He was 88 years old, though.
But I'll always remember him as the '60s Batman and the mayor in Family Guy.

5 Mary Tyler Moore Mary Tyler Moore Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and, earlier, The Dick Van Dyke Show, in which ...read more.
6 Gregg Allman Gregg Allman

Chuck Berry, Chris Cornell and then Gregg Allman. - zxm

Dang It, You Beat Me to It! - kcianciulli

7 Tom Petty Tom Petty Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer.

Still can't believe it. RIP, Man.

Rock In Peace, Tom.

Really sad. He died today October 3 and he all ready on the list. R.I.P.

8 Charlie Murphy Charlie Murphy

Saying goodbye to a comedy icon. YOU WILL BE MISSED. - anthonybecerra831

9 Bill Paxton Bill Paxton

He was a great actor, too bad he died at 61 of surgery complications.

He was part of Titanic, Aliens and others.
Sad to see him die so soon.
R.I.P.

10 Roger Moore Roger Moore Sir Roger George Moore KBE (1927-2017) was an English actor. Moore played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films such as Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me and Live and Let Die, between 1973 and 1985. Moore worked as a model and made several appearances in minor films and television ...read more.

Really, no words. - PositronWildhawk

It was so unexpected..And sad..RIP :'( - Ananya

R.I.P, a great actor. - zxm

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11 John Hurt John Hurt

R.I.P. Mr. Hurt. Thank you for being such an amazing actor.

This is already here, Who copied it?
Must've been an error.

12 Maryam Mirzakhani
13 Don Rickles

Number 12?
YOU UNCULTURED SWINES,!
(Yes, he was Mr. Potato Head in the first 3 Toy Story films.) - Drewman1211

14 Wayne Barrett
15 Yordano Ventura Yordano Ventura Yordano Ventura Hernández is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball.

Ventura died in one of the most horrible ways possible. He sadly died in a car crash. Goodbye Ventura. You will be missed - EpicJake

16 Maggie Roche
17 Charles Liteky
18 Steven McDonald
19 Glen Campbell

Sweet dreams, cowboy, you'll be missed. - Britgirl

You will be missed you rhinestone cowboy - Thecyanryan

R.i.p Glenn, you were the Cowboy

20 Bobby Heenan Bobby Heenan
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1. Mary Tyler Moore
2. Chuck Berry
3. Adam West
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1. Chuck Berry
2. Adam West
3. Chester Bennington
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1. Tom Petty
2. Chuck Berry
3. Chris Cornell
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