Celebrity deaths in 2014 - In Memoriam (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, March 13, 2013

71 of 93: Reg Presley, frontman of British rock band The Troggs, known for the 1966 hit song 'Wild Thing,' died at age 71 on Feb. 4, 2013 at his home in England, his daughter Karen told BBC News. Presley had been battling lung cancer and had retired from music in early 2012. In addition to his daughter, he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Brenda, and a son, Jason.

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(Pictured: Reg Presley, frontman of British rock group The Troggs, performs in a TV studio in Huerth, near Cologne, Germany during the recording of the 50th 'Chart Show - The Best Rock Classics' on April 29, 2008.) (AP Photo / Hermann J. Knippertz)