Notable deaths of 2012 - PHOTOS
6:51 PM, Dec 27, 2012
Astronaut Neil Armstrong. Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images.
Actor Gary Collins. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Actor George Lindsey, best known as "Goober" from The Andy Griffith Show. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Rep. George McGovern. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI.
Singer Etta James. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images.
Mary Richardson Kennedy, ex-wife of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Photo by Steve Spatafore/Getty Images.
Actor Ernest Borgnine. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images.
Former NFL player Junior Seau. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images.
Disco Queen Donna Summer. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Conservative writer Andrew Breitbart. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images.
Author Gore Vidal Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.
Soul Train host Don Cornelius. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images.
Monkees member Davy Jones. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
New Year's Eve host Dick Clark. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ATI.
Actor Andy Griffith. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Comedienne Phyllis Diller. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.
Author Ray Bradbury. Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images.
Bee Gee co-founder Robin Gibb. Photo by Franziska Krug-Pool/Getty Images.
Singer Whitney Houston. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.
"Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis. Photo by Matt Carr/Getty Images.
Co-founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images.
Director Tony Scott. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.
Rodney King, the man who became well-known after Los Angeles police officers used excessive force on him. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.
Author Nora Ephron. Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images.
Former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, Helen Gurley Brown. Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images.
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images.
Actress Natina Reed. Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison.
Astronaut Sally Ride. Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images.
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan. Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images.
Journalist Mike Wallace. Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images.
Actor Sherman Hemsley. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho. Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images.
Former Saint Louis University basketball coach Rick Majerus. Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images.
Jenni Rivera (Image from Getty Images)
Actor Larry Hagman. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Crown Candy co-owner Mike Karandzieff.
Betty Ann McCaskill, mother of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Busch Stadium organist Ernie Hays.
Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. Photo credit: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images.
Actress Kathryn Joosten. Photo courtesy of Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Photo courtesy of Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor.
Singer Andy Williams. Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images.
R&B singer Fontella Bass. Photo courtesy Getty Images Entertainment
Actor Jack Klugman. Photo credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TV Land
Actor Charles Durning. Photo credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images.
Sen. Daniel Inouye. Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.
St. Louis writer Joe Pollack.
Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.
Composer Marvin Hamlisch. Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images.
Former St. Louis Blues General Manager Ron Caron.
Music executive Chris Lighty. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images.
Actress Ann Rutherford. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images.
Former NFL team owner Art Modell. Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images.
St. Louis businessman Jerry Clinton.
Illinois attorney Amiel Cueto. Photo by Tim Vizer/Belleville News-Democrat.
Madison County Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci.
Former "Makeover Monday" host Jenny Bluestein.
Former Madison County Sheriff Bob Churchich
NewsChannel 5 editor Jon King
SLU basketball coach Charlie Spoonhour. Image courtesy of Getty Images.
R&B singer, St. Louis native David Peaston.
Photos of noteable people who died in 2012.