No one likes to be taken by surprise in a day-to-day conversation with the news a celebrity they loved passed away a few weeks or months prior. If you're having trouble keeping track of celebs who died in 2018, this list has you covered. With the ever changing headlines, it can be difficult to keep up with all the recent notable deaths. If you're tired of googling "celebrities who died today," you can simply check this celebrity deaths 2018 list as a reference.
Famous deaths are always difficult for the public to handle, especially when a particularly beloved or iconic celebrity passes. Musicians, artists, actors, famous activists, politicians, and other public figures do not live forever and the latest celebrity deaths can be incredibly painful. Reading up on recent deaths can help you process the passing of stars you admired.
This list of recent Hollywood deaths will help commemorate those who are no longer with us. If you want to keep track of famous obituaries, this list is place to do so.
Louise M. Slaughter
On March 16, 2018, Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter passed away at 88. Slaughter was considered a trailblazer during career, as she was the first female chair of the House Rules Committee. She was also one of the longest running Democrats in Congress, currently in her 16th term.
Renowned physicists Stephen Hawking, whose research had a profound affect on our understanding of the universe, passed away in his home in the early morning hours of March 13, 2018. Hawking suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which usually results in death in three to five years after diagnosis, but lived for over five decades with the disease. Hawking's most famous work, A Brief History of Time, sold over 10 million copies worldwide and he was credited with revolutionizing the way physicists think about black holes.
Birthplace: England, Oxford
Born: 1942-01-08see more on Stephen Hawking
In March 2018, longtime Ventures guitarist Nokie Edwards passed away at 82. He reportedly suffered an infection after undergoing hip surgery.
Birthplace: Lahoma, Oklahoma, United States of America
Born: 1935-05-09see more on Nokie Edwards
On March 13, 2018, Craig Mack's producer confirmed the rapper had died the previous day. Mack had a relatively successful career in the rap world in the late '90s and early 2000s. In 2012, Mack announced he had found religion via the South Carolina Pentecostal church. Mack, who was 46, passed away from heart failure.
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
Born: 1971-05-10see more on Craig Mack