In Memoriam: Celebrities We Lost In 2018 was originally published on

1. Reg E. Cathey, 59

2016 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Day 1 - Arrivals Source:Getty

Reg E. Cathey, most known to Baltimore for his role in ‘The Wire,’ died after his battle with brain cancer on Feb. 9, 2018.

2. Edwin Hawkins, 74

Edwin Hawkins, 74

Edwin Hawkins, known for gospel crossover hit “Oh Happy Day” in 1969, died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer Monday, January 15, in Pleasanton, Calif., east of San Francisco.