James Best, 'The Dukes of Hazzard' Sheriff, Dies at 88 From Complication of Pneumonia

April 8, 2015 5:22 AM

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James Best died at the age of 88. Her wife Dorothy Best confirmed on Tuesday, April 7 that the sheriff of "The Dukes of Hazzard" died at a hospice care center in Hickory, N.C. She explained that her husband had a brief battle with pneumonia complications before passing away on Monday, April 6.

Some of his colleagues paid tribute to the actor, saying good things about him. Co-star , who starred as Bo Duke in the show, paid his last tribute to the prolific actor, addressing him as "a fine man."

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