Local Obituaries

Fort Worth

Despite Hollywood fame, Bill Paxton never forgot Fort Worth roots

The star of such hits as “Twister,” “Titanic” and the new TV show “Training Day” died unexpectedly Saturday at age 61 of complications from surgery, according to news reports.

Videos

Funeral Service For Jim Wright

Funeral services for former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright were held at First United Methodist Church in downtown Fort Worth on Monday. (Video by Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram. May 11, 2015)
Funeral Service For Jim Wright 0:38

Funeral Service For Jim Wright

Jazz Jam at the Scat Jazz Lounge 1:01

Jazz Jam at the Scat Jazz Lounge

Bill Paxton, known for roles in 'Titanic' and 'Apollo 13,' dies at 61 1:08

Bill Paxton, known for roles in 'Titanic' and 'Apollo 13,' dies at 61

Daytona 500 champ Kurt Busch: This place will challenge every emotion 1:59

Daytona 500 champ Kurt Busch: This place will challenge every emotion