How Merle Haggard Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Merle Haggard reached the respectable age of 79 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Country Singer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer of “Okie From Muskogee” who was the leader of the band The Strangers. He was a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee in 1994.

He was married five times: first to Leona Hobbs in 1956, then to Bonnie Owens in 1968, then to Leona Williams in 1978, then to Debbie Parret on in 1985, and then to Theresa Ann Lane on September 11, 1993.

How did Merle Haggard die?

Merle Haggard's death was caused by Pneumonia.

Information about the death of Merle Haggard
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death79 years
ProfessionCountry Singer
BirthdayApril 6, 1937
Death dateApril 6, 2016
Place of deathPalo Cedro, California, United States
Place of burialHaggard Family Ranch Cemetery, Palo Cedro, Shasta County, California, USA

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In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there’s available… in America right now.

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My 10 year old son likes it. He’s trying to play guitar and everything. He likes that kind of music.

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I think I’m most proud of my family right now. I’m more into that then I’ve ever been. It also gives a new area to draw from in creativity with my songs.

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I was 48-years old before anybody talked me into it for medicinal purposes, instead of some of these drugs that they give you that will lead you to heart surgery and things of that nature.

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I haven’t had any problems with my back since I got the foot surgery.

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