He kept 'em laughing 'til the end.1. Bob Hope (1903-2003)
THE WORDS: "SURPRISE ME."
The story: "Bob" Hope's full name was Leslie Townes Hope. As an actor and radio personality, he became best known in his later years for entertaining American troops stationed overseas. He died at Toluca Lake, California at the ripe old age of 100. His wife Dolores asked Bob where he wanted to be buried, prompting his last words. " Surprise me."