Cape Canaveral Obituaries

Cape Canaveral Obituaries

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  • Thursday Jun 18 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    Today in history: Sally Ride becomes first U.S. woma...

    Astronaut Sally Ride, a specialist on shuttle mission STS-7, monitors control panels from the pilot's chair on the shuttle Columbia flight deck in this June 1983 photo. Ride became America's first woman in space 20 years ago today.

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  • Wednesday Jun 17 | via The Times 

    Dot Worthington

    Dorothy Shirley Worthington, affectionately known as Dot to her friends, died on the evening of Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the age of 85, due to complications associated with Alzheimer's disease at St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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  • Saturday Jun 13 | via KeysNews.com 

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    Patricia "Pat" Gibson, 74, passed away June 8th, 2015 at Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West, FL after a long illness. She was born June 1st, 1941 in Norfolk, VA to Leonard Riccio and Elizabeth Thomas Riccio.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via New Hampshire Public Radio - 

    Jack King, NASA's 'Voice Of Apollo,' Dies At 84

    A Nov. 14, 1969, photo made available by NASA shows Jack King in the Firing Room of the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Control Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., during the countdown for Apollo 12. King, who died Thursday, became known as NASA's "Voice of Apollo." Jack King, who uttered the countdown heard 'round the world followed by the historic words "Liftoff on Apollo 11!" has died at age 84. King's countdown sequence for the 1969 launch of the Saturn V rocket that ultimately put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the moon was heard by a global television audience at the time and has been heard by hundreds of millions of people since.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via The China Post 

    Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack Kin...

    Jack King, a NASA public affairs official who became the voice of the Apollo moon shots, died Thursday. He was 84. King counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via The Washington Post 

    Jack King, voice of Apollo 11 moon shot, dies at 84

    Jack King, a NASA public affairs official who became the voice of the Apollo moon shots, died June 11 at a hospice center near Kennedy Space Center in Florida. He was 84 and lived in Cocoa Beach, Fla.

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  • Thursday Jun 11 | via Albany Times Union 

    Launch commentator for Apollo 11 moon shot, Jack Kin...

    This Nov. 14, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows Jack King in the Firing Room of the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Control Center in Cape Canaveral during the countdown for Apollo 12, the second lunar landing mission. King, the NASA public affairs official who counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, died Thursday, June 11, 2015.

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  • Thursday Jun 11 | via The Mississippi Press 

    Jack King, who counted down NASA's Apollo 11 launch,...

    This Nov. 14, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows Jack King in the Firing Room of the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Control Center in Cape Canaveral during the countdown for Apollo 12, the second lunar landing mission. King, the NASA public affairs official who counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, died Thursday, June 11, 2015.

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