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List of famous people who died in Arkansas, with photos when available. These notable Arkansas deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Arkansas, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Arkansas listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Arkansas has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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This list of historic deaths in Arkansas includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Bill Hicks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 33 (1961-1994)

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Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 76 (1932-2008)

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Paul Wilbur Klipsch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 98 (1904-2002)

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Thomas C. Hindman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 40 (1828-1868)

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Sam Walton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 74 (1918-1992)

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Bill Gwatney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 49 (1959-2008)

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Danielle Bunten Berry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 49 (1949-1998)

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Henry Wharton Conway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Henry Wharton Conway Dec. at 34 (1793-1827)

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Jesse Belvin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 28 (1932-1960)

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Wilbur Mills is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 83 (1909-1992)

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Lucius M. Walker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Lucius M. Walker Dec. at 34 (1829-1863)

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Owney Madden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 74 (1891-1965)

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Lisa Blount is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 53 (1957-2010)

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Ronald Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 50 (1940-1990)

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Bill Coontz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 61 (1917-1978)

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W. Jasper Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 79 (1820-1899)

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James Theodore Richmond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 85 (1890-1975)

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Ricky Nelson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 45 (1940-1985)

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Mushulatubbee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Mushulatubbee Dec. at 66 (1770-1836)

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S. David Griggs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 50 (1939-1989)

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Hernando de Soto is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Hernando de Soto Dec. at 46 (1496-1542)

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Frank D. White is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 70 (1933-2003)

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Winthrop Paul Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 58 (1948-2006)

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Jerry E. Hinshaw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Jerry E. Hinshaw Dec. at 86 (1917-2003)

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Dale Alford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dec. at 84 (1916-2000)