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AALIYAH | Lucille Ball | Milton Berle | Les Brown | Karen Carpenter | Charles Chaplin's Son (Little Mouse) and Buckwheat | James Dean | The Del Rubio Triplets Minus Two | Morton Downey Jr | Roy Rogers and Dale Evans | Richard Farnsworth | John Gotti | Vince Guaraldi | Harry Houdini | Meyer Lansky | Liberace | Julie London | Raymond Massey | Marilyn Monroe | Jim Morrison | Carroll O'Connor and his son Hugh | Papa John Phillips | Elvis Presley | Mario Puzo | Claude Rains | Joey Ramone | The Rat Pack: Frank, Dean, Peter, and Sammy | STUDIO 54 owner Steve Rubell: Pasha of Disco | Gene Siskel | Ann Sothern | Andy Warhol
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
Francis Octavia Smith
October 31, 1912 - February 7, 2001
Happy Trails to Dale Evans who died from congestive heart failure. She was surrounded by her family, whom said she went peacefully. She will be buried next to her husband Roy, in a spectacular gravesite located
in Sunset Hills Memorial Park, 24000 Waalew Road, Apple Valley, California. By what I saw on the news it's all snowy. Which looks very pretty. Their grave is a must see. To find the cemetery take I-15 to the Hwy 18 east to Apple Valley make a left at Corwin then right on Waalew Road drive to the end the cemetery is on the left.
November 5, 1911 - July 6, 1998
Originally born in Cincinnati, Ohio Leonard Franklin Slye moved to California at the age of 18 to become the Roy Rogers we all grew to love. At the beginning of his career he played in musical groups such as Hollywood Hillbillies, Rocky Mountaineers, Texas Outlaws, and his own group, the International Cowboys. Later in 1936, he appeared in his first big movie, "Rhythm on the Range" which starred Bing Crosby and Martha Raye. Roy flew solo in his first starring film, "Under Western Stars," which was made in 1938. After that he would go on to make almost 100 films.
Television would be the next medium he would conquer. In 1951 through 1964, he and wife Dale Evans launched "The Roy Rogers Show." People became familiar with his dog, Bullet and horse, Trigger as well as his wife who was always billed last. Despite all this. his show was wholesone and offered a moral lesson at the end of each episode.
Towards the end of the 90's Roy became ill. The end came when he died of congestive heart failure.