Fred Phelps

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: pastor and founder of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas whose congregation was made up almost entirely of Phelps's  extended family and expressed their hatred for gays and lesbians by violently protesting at the funerals of AIDS victims and soldiers slain in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: November 13, 1929

 

Died: March 19, 2014

 

Location: Topeka, Kansas