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

This list is made up of people like Absalom Tatom and Thomas Bragg.

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

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

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Jesse Helms is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Jesse Helms Died at 87 (1921-2008)

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David Marshall Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
David Marshall Williams Died at 75 (1900-1975)

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Kate Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Kate Smith Died at 79 (1907-1986)

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Jim Baen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Jim Baen Died at 63 (1943-2006)

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Thomas Dixon, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Thomas Dixon, Jr. Died at 82 (1864-1946)

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Josephus Daniels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Josephus Daniels Died at 86 (1862-1948)

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Fred Heineman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Fred Heineman Died at 81 (1929-2010)

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George Edmund Badger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
George Edmund Badger Died at 71 (1795-1866)

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John Haywood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
John Haywood Died at 73 (1754-1827)

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Steve Chiasson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Steve Chiasson Died at 32 (1967-1999)

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Samuel Sloan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Samuel Sloan Died at 69 (1815-1884)

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Thomas Bragg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Thomas Bragg Died at 62 (1810-1872)

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Charles Manly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Charles Manly Died at 76 (1795-1871)

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Dan K. Moore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Dan K. Moore Died at 80 (1906-1986)

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Shawn Lee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Shawn Lee Died at 45 (1966-2011)

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Kemp P. Battle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Kemp P. Battle Died at 88 (1831-1919)

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U. Alexis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
U. Alexis Johnson Died at 89 (1908-1997)

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John Baker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
John Baker Died at 70 (1937-2007)

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David Stone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
David Stone Died at 48 (1770-1818)

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Jacob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Jacob Johnson Died at 34 (1778-1812)

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Edwin Godwin Reade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Edwin Godwin Reade Died at 82 (1812-1894)

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John Willis Ellis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
John Willis Ellis Died at 41 (1820-1861)

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George B. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
George B. Anderson Died at 31 (1831-1862)

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Josiah Bailey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Josiah Bailey Died at 73 (1873-1946)

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Thomas Settle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Thomas Settle Died at 57 (1831-1888)

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Tod Robinson Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Tod Robinson Caldwell Died at 56 (1818-1874)

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Lawrence H. Fountain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Lawrence H. Fountain Died at 89 (1913-2002)

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Carle Augustus Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Carle Augustus Woodruff Died at 72 (1841-1913)

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Madelyn Clare is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Madelyn Clare Died at 81 (1894-1975)

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Matthias Ward is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Matthias Ward Died at 56 (1805-1861)

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Daniel Gould Fowle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Daniel Gould Fowle Died at 60 (1831-1891)

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Robert Hoke is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Robert Hoke Died at 75 (1837-1912)

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William Woods Holden is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
William Woods Holden Died at 74 (1818-1892)

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Dusty Cooke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Dusty Cooke Died at 80 (1907-1987)

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Harwell Hamilton Harris is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Harwell Hamilton Harris Died at 87 (1903-1990)

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Henry Gray Turner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Henry Gray Turner Died at 65 (1839-1904)

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Augustus Summerfield Merrimon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Augustus Summerfield Merrimon Died at 62 (1830-1892)

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Vic Sorrell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Vic Sorrell Died at 71 (1901-1972)

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Llewellyn Thomas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Llewellyn Thomas Died at 89 (1903-1992)

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Thomas F. Toon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Thomas F. Toon Died at 62 (1840-1902)

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George Balch is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
George Balch Died at 87 (1821-1908)

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Alexander Q. Holladay is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Alexander Q. Holladay Died at 70 (1839-1909)

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William Henry Haywood, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
William Henry Haywood, Jr. Died at 51 (1801-1852)

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John Louis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
John Louis Taylor Died at 60 (1769-1829)

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Sam Narron is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Sam Narron Died at 83 (1913-1996)

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Dick Joyce is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Dick Joyce Died at 64 (1943-2007)

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Everett Case is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Everett Case Died at 66 (1900-1966)

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Herbert Hutchinson Brimley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Herbert Hutchinson Brimley Died at 85 (1861-1946)

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Lili Wang is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Lili Wang Died at 31 (1971-2002)

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Ivan Fuqua is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Raleigh
Ivan Fuqua Died at 85 (1909-1994)