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List of famous people who died in Jacksonville, with photos when available. These notable Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Jacksonville listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Jacksonville has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

People here include everyone from Charles A. Callis to Jim King.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Jacksonville?" and "Which celebrities died in Jacksonville?" then this list will have you covered.

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

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Bessie Coleman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Bessie Coleman Died at 34 (1892-1926)

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James MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
James MacArthur Died at 73 (1937-2010)

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Allen Collins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Allen Collins Died at 38 (1952-1990)

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Jim Simons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Jim Simons Died at 55 (1950-2005)

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L. Patrick Gray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
L. Patrick Gray Died at 89 (1916-2005)

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W. Haydon Burns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
W. Haydon Burns Died at 75 (1912-1987)

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Nathan Philemon Bryan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Nathan Philemon Bryan Died at 63 (1872-1935)

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Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Bob Hayes Died at 60 (1942-2002)

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C. Farris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
C. Farris Bryant Died at 88 (1914-2002)

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Frank G. Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Frank G. Slaughter Died at 93 (1908-2001)

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J. Frank Norris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
J. Frank Norris Died at 75 (1877-1952)

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Muhammad Hamidullah is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Muhammad Hamidullah Died at 94 (1908-2002)

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Ben Geraghty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Ben Geraghty Died at 51 (1912-1963)

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Henry Watterson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Henry Watterson Died at 81 (1840-1921)

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David L. McDonald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
David L. McDonald Died at 91 (1906-1997)

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Alfred I. du Pont is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Alfred I. du Pont Died at 71 (1864-1935)

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Stetson Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Stetson Kennedy Died at 95 (1916-2011)

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Joseph Duncan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Joseph Duncan Died at 50 (1794-1844)

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Tillie K. Fowler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Tillie K. Fowler Died at 63 (1942-2005)

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Maurine Dallas Watkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Maurine Dallas Watkins Died at 73 (1896-1969)

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Ralph Wilson Nimmons, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Ralph Wilson Nimmons, Jr. Died at 65 (1938-2003)

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Charles Edward Bennett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Charles Edward Bennett Died at 93 (1910-2003)

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Ed Austin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Ed Austin Died at 85 (1926-2011)

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Ken Carson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Ken Carson Died at 80 (1914-1994)

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Glen Lambert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Glen Lambert Died at 77 (1896-1973)

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George Franklin Drew is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
George Franklin Drew Died at 73 (1827-1900)

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Gilbert Johnson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Gilbert Johnson Died at 67 (1905-1972)

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William H. Forney is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
William H. Forney Died at 71 (1823-1894)

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Napoleon B. Broward is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Napoleon B. Broward Died at 53 (1857-1910)

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James McNair Baker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
James McNair Baker Died at 71 (1821-1892)

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Ossian B. Hart is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Ossian B. Hart Died at 53 (1821-1874)

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Dummy Taylor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Dummy Taylor Died at 83 (1875-1958)

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Murder of Maria Lauterbach is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Murder of Maria Lauterbach

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Eartha M. M. White is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Eartha M. M. White Died at 98 (1876-1974)

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Richard M. Bishop is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Richard M. Bishop Died at 81 (1812-1893)

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Francis P. Fleming is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Francis P. Fleming Died at 67 (1841-1908)

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Thomas J. McHugh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Thomas J. McHugh Died at 81 (1919-2000)

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Barbara Bedford is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Barbara Bedford Died at 81 (1900-1981)

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Bob Biniak is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Bob Biniak Died at 52 (1958-2010)

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John Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
John Kennedy Died at 72 (1926-1998)

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Charles A. Callis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Charles A. Callis Died at 82 (1865-1947)

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Beth Marion is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Beth Marion Died at 91 (1912-2003)

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Joe Dobson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Joe Dobson Died at 77 (1917-1994)

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Lex Hester is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Lex Hester Died at 65 (1935-2000)

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Willard J. Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Willard J. Smith Died at 90 (1910-2000)

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John Horace Forney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
John Horace Forney Died at 73 (1829-1902)

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Jim King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Jim King Died at 70 (1939-2009)

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John T. Wilder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
John T. Wilder Died at 87 (1830-1917)

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Billy Taylor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Billy Taylor Died at 45 (1855-1900)

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Bob Adams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jacksonville, Florida
Bob Adams Died at 63 (1907-1970)