Frank Sinatra’s wife recalls his poignant last words (Image: Getty)
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Some are even more poignant as they knew they were about to die. Here are a few:
‘I’m losing it’ – Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra was an American singer and actor, famous in the 1950s. He had been seriously ill for months when he suffered a heart attack, and died on May 14 1998 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Hospital in Los Angeles.
According to his wife Barbara Marx who was at his bedside when he died, his last words were: “I’m losing it.”
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Paul Walker died in a car crash (Image: Getty)
‘I’ll be back in five minutes ‑ alright?’ – Paul Walker
Actor Paul Walker was best known for his role in the Fast and Furious series, which makes his death even more tragic as he died in a car crash.
On November 30 2013, he stepped out of a charity event to take his car for a quick spin and said: “Hey, I’ll be back in five minutes, alright?” as reported by India Today.
Heath Ledger died from a fatal mix of prescription drugs (Image: Getty)
‘I’ll be fine’ – Heath Ledger
Australian actor and heartthrob Heath Ledger was known for his role in films including A Knight’s Tale and 10 Things I Hate About You.
On January 22 2008, Heath tragically died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs. In an interview for news.com.au, his father Kim Ledger revealed that his sister, Kate, had told Heath not to mix prescription drugs that night.
The drugs prescribed to Heath were for anxiety, pain and insomnia, and when mixed together can be fatal.
His last words to his sister over the phone were “Katie, Katie, I’ll be fine.”
Kurt Cobain left an emotional suicide note (Image: Getty)
‘It’s better to burn out than fade away’ – Kurt Cobain
This poignant message was written by Kurt Cobain in his suicide note. He was found dead in his home on April 8 1994 in his home in Seattle, Washington after suffering a fatal wound to the head from a 20-gauge shotgun and left an extremely emotional suicide note.
The last line read: “I don’t have the passion anymore, and so remember, it’s better to burn out than to fade away.”
John Lennon was shot in 1980 (Image: Getty)
‘Yeah’ – John Lennon
Singer and songwriter John Lennon famously known for The Beatles was shot in New York on December 8 1980.
He shouted “I’m shot!” After the bullets hit him in the side and back, he was able to walk five or six steps and enter this room until he collapsed. His final word was “yeah” which he muttered to a policeman on the way to the hospital.
Bob Marley died from skin cancer (Image: Getty)
‘Money can’t buy life’ – Bob Marley
Jamaican singer and songwriter Bob Marley passed away at 36-years-old in Miami on May 11 after battling skin cancer.
His famous last words to his son Ziggy were: “Money can’t buy life”. Many fans believe Bob Marley is talking about money not being able to save him from cancer.
Original posted at www.express.co.uk