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Country Music Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Country Music Memorial Site.

Joey Feek, a member of the hit country and bluegrass duo Joey + Rory who shared her cancer fight via social media, lost her fight with the disease on March 4, 2016. She was 40. Feek started Joey + Rory along with her husband, Rory Feek. The duo received their first national attention in 2008, when they were third-place finalists on the CMT reality show "Can You Duet." They went on to outperform the acts that came in first and second place, with their debut single, 2008's "Cheater,...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81. Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. He was hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, forcing him to postpone two shows. With one of the most golden voices of any genre, a...
Country giant Merle Haggard, the influential artist known best for hits including "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," has died. He was 79. Haggard died Wednesday, on his birthday, of pneumonia, according to multiple news sources, including The Associated Press. Haggard was one of the greats of outlaw country, the rough-and-ready genre spawned in opposition to the smooth "Nashville sound" that dominated country music in the 1950s and '60s. Haggard and his outlaw peers –...
Chris LeDoux Obituary (AP News)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Chris LeDoux, a world...

Kitty Wells Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Singer Kitty Wells,...

Jimmy Dickens Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Little Jimmy Dickens,...

Mindy McCready Obituary (AP News)

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Mindy McCready, who...

Glen Campbell Obituary (AP News)

Glen Campbell, the "Rhinestone Cowboy" country...

Dan Seals Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dan Seals, who was...

Buck Owens Obituary (AP News)

'Hee Haw' Co-Host Buck Owens, 76, Dies By...

Terry Dorsey Obituary (dfw)

Terry Dorsey, a popular fixture in Dallas-Fort...

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