Harry Potter Spoiler Alert
Do not read any further down if you don't want to know who dies in the final book
OK here we go
In the first chapter, Lord Voldemort kills off Charity Burbage
Harry's owl Hedwig dies, Mad-Eye-Moody dies
Dobby the house elf dies
Fred Weasley dies
Lord Voldemort kills Severis Snape
Lord Voldemort kills Potter who is resurrected from the dead and finishes off the Dark Lord. Tonks and Lupin die in the same battle.
In the epilogue we read that 19 years later Harry and Ginny have three children
Hope the spelling of these names is right.