by Riley “Thursday” Cummins
Every year the world, unfortunately, loses many greats who dedicated their lives to their passions. We believe it is important to take some time to remember them and their success. This article will highlight a few of celebrities who passed this year. They have all made their own unique impact on others and their memories will continue that impact.
Known best as the man who created SpongeBob, Stephen Hillenburg passed away Nov. 6th, 2018 from Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS. He was 57. Stephen Hillenburg will forever be remembered by cartoonists, family, friends, and every kid who tuned into SpongeBob on Nov. 7th. Before the episodes began, there was a moment of silence for Stephen.
Stan Lee, comic book writer, editor, and publisher passed away on Nov. 17th, 2018 from natural causes. This day will be remembered by all Marvel fans, and it has been rumored that in the next Marvel movie they will have a moment in the beginning and ending to remember Stan Lee and all he has created.
Stephen Hawking, inspirational scientist legend passed away on March 14th, 2018 from natural causes. He wrote several popular science books including “A Brief History of Time.” He has appeared in many different films and television shows as well. He was 76 years old.
XXXTentacion was a famous rapper who died on June 18th, 2018 of an assassination. His music is still being released and listened to by people all over the world. His social medias are run by his family and still active to this day.