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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
Bill Hicks Died at 33 (1961-1994)

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Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Roy Scheider Died 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
Paul Wilbur Klipsch Died 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
Thomas C. Hindman Died at 40 (1828-1868)

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

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Bill Gwatney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Bill Gwatney Died 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
Danielle Bunten Berry Died 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 Died at 34 (1793-1827)

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

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Wilbur Mills is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Wilbur Mills Died 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 Died at 34 (1829-1863)

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

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Lisa Blount is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Lisa Blount Died 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
Ronald Gene Simmons Died at 50 (1940-1990)

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Bill Coontz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Bill Coontz Died 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
W. Jasper Blackburn Died 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
James Theodore Richmond Died at 85 (1890-1975)

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

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Mushulatubbee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Mushulatubbee Died 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
S. David Griggs Died 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 Died 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
Frank D. White Died 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
Winthrop Paul Rockefeller Died 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 Died at 86 (1917-2003)

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

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George Kell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
George Kell Died at 87 (1922-2009)

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Johnny Sellers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Johnny Sellers Died at 73 (1937-2010)

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William Cary Renfrow is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
William Cary Renfrow Died at 77 (1845-1922)

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William S. Fulton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
William S. Fulton Died at 49 (1795-1844)

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Robert Ward Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Robert Ward Johnson Died at 65 (1814-1879)

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Lucien C. Gause is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Lucien C. Gause Died at 44 (1836-1880)

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Sonny Boy Williamson II is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Sonny Boy Williamson II Died at 53 (1912-1965)

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Orval Faubus is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Orval Faubus Died at 84 (1910-1994)

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Marian Breland Bailey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Marian Breland Bailey Died at 81 (1920-2001)

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Marshall Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Marshall Grant Died at 83 (1928-2011)

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Donald J Tyson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Donald J Tyson Died at 81 (1930-2011)

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Alfred B. Kittredge is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Alfred B. Kittredge Died at 50 (1861-1911)

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Frank Stanford is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Frank Stanford Died at 30 (1948-1978)

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Lon Warneke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Lon Warneke Died at 67 (1909-1976)

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Sid McMath is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Sid McMath Died at 91 (1912-2003)

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Joe Purcell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Joe Purcell Died at 64 (1923-1987)

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John Edward Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
John Edward Williams Died at 72 (1922-1994)

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Philip Daly is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Philip Daly Died at 63 (1860-1923)

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Bob C. Riley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Bob C. Riley Died at 70 (1924-1994)

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Thomas James Churchill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Thomas James Churchill Died at 81 (1824-1905)

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Pratt C. Remmel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Pratt C. Remmel Died at 76 (1915-1991)

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Dib Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Dib Williams Died at 82 (1910-1992)

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Ned Williamson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Ned Williamson Died at 37 (1857-1894)

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Richard Antrim is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Richard Antrim Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Schoolboy Rowe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Arkansas
Schoolboy Rowe Died at 51 (1910-1961)