2. Lizzie Bolden: Dead
Officially recognized as the world's oldest person, Lizzie Bolden, born during the Benjamin Harrison administration died at the age of 116.
3. Moses Hardy: Dead
The world of competitive oldness must be very cutthroat. Moses Hardy, recognized as the oldest American male is now dead. He was thought to be the only living black veteran of the first world war.
4. Andy Dill: Dead
To me, meningitis has a vaguely distasteful aura. I'm not sure how you contract it, but I'm sure people will be blaming Andy Dill's gay pornstar lifestyle for his death.