Famous People Who Died in North Carolina

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

Everything from John D. Barry to Slim Embrey is included on this list.

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

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