Takeshi Aono, Voice Actor, 1936 - 2012
Japanese voice actor Takeshi Aono passed away on April 9, 2012, at the age of 76, due to multiple cerebral infarction after an aortic aneurysm. Aono was best known for his roles in Chibi Makuro-chan, Dragon Ball, and One Piece. Aono had previously suffered from a stroke after having a aortic dissection in May 2010. Aono’s roles were immediately recast and he had not returned to them since.
Source: Anime News Network