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Author Lou Antonelli’s Cause of Death at 68 Confirmed


We are sad to announce the death of a great author from Clarksville, Texas, who passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Lou Antonelli’s cause of death has been released.

Lou Antonelli was reportedly battling an illness. It is reported that his death cause at 68 is related to his health issue. Stay with us.

His friend, Ann Rushing, confirmed Lou Antonelli’s death news, writing: “Good morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Antonelli family. Lou Antonelli, friend, community member, and the owner of our local newspaper, The Clarksville Times, passed away last night. Lou was a supporter of our city and a positive person.”

Lou Antonelli died of an illness

Rushing added that “He saved the Clarksville Times at a time it needed saving, and we continued to have a local paper. His wife Patricia worked alongside of him. They both made it a point to be active and involved in the community. Lou had been ill with pneumonia. We will miss Lou, and we ask that you keep his wife Patricia, family members, and friends in your prayers.”

Anne Rushing previously had announced that Lou was at the hospital. “Editor and owner, Lou Antonelli, is ill and in the hospital with pneumonia,” wrote on September 28, 2021.

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Antonelli was a professional journalist. He was named managing editor of “The Clarksville Times” based in Clarksville, Texas, in January 2015.

He started fiction writing in June 2003 with his first story, “Silvern,” which was published when he was 46 years old. His first professional sale was “A Rocket for the Republic,” published in September 2005. His famous short story “Great White Ship” was nominated for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History in 2012.

As of October 2017, Lou Antonelli had 112 short stories published either in print or online.

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Reactions to Author Lou Antonelli’s Death

Several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites following this tragic news.

Jim C. Hines, the author of “TERMINAL ALLIANCE,” “LIBRIOMANCER,” “GOBLIN QUEST,” ‘THE STEPSISTER SCHEME,” wrote on Twitter: “Just saw a note that Lou Antonelli passed away last night.”

One of his friends wrote: “So sorry to hear of passing of Louis Antonelli. I enjoyed knowing Lou, and he was a great asset to our community…… he will be missed.”

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  1. Starshadow October 8, 2021

    I met Lou and shared meals with him at Sasquan, World Science Fiction Convention in Spokane. He was a fine writer and a dear man who I considered a friend. I am saddened by his death and send all best wishes to his family. His memory will always be a blessing. Blessed be, Lou. And safe travels.

    1. US day News October 9, 2021

      So sorry for your loss, dear ‘Starshadow.’ You’re really lucky that you had spent time with this wonderful man. We are all saddened by Lou Antonelli’s death.

  2. Carla Allen October 8, 2021

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Lou Antonelli. He was my boss when I worked at the Daily Tribune in Mt. Pleasant and we became good friends. He will be greatly missed.

    1. US day News October 9, 2021

      It’s a sad time. So sorry for your loss, dear Carla Allen. Please accept our condolences.

  3. Susan Macdonald October 9, 2021

    Lou was a friend and mentor to many writers. He lived in Clarksville, Texas, not Clarksville, Arkansas.

    1. US day News October 9, 2021

      Dear Susan Macdonald, thank you for pointing out this point. We edit the article. And so sorry for the loss of your friend.


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