With double-digit top singles and 5 million records sold. The passing away of this country singer is going to be missed. His death was announced by his wife. Who stated that her husband died peacefully in his sleep with dementia complications. The music he gave to everyone will be remembered. It will be enjoyed by people for many years to come. Even from the start when he was just starting out and playing to a handful of people. All agreed that there was something special about his voice a friend of long-standing stated Consequently, his greatest legacy and what he will be remembered most for is going to be his love for his fans. He worked tirelessly to please them and they appreciated him greatly for that. Known for his kindness and gentle soul his passing is a sad event indeed.