Merle Haggard, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Country Singer Merle Haggard passed away at age 79; this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Merle Haggard and more!

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

Quotes by Merle Haggard

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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HAG Records, is a company that I’ve owned. I’ve had a couple of gospel releases on it. We developed a pretty good distribution setup there and we do have something to use in case they don’t want to sign us.

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Sometimes if you get ’em too drunk they don’t pay no attention to what you’re doin’ anyways, so you might as well just do old songs. But if you get one that’s paying attention, sometimes we’ll do some new material.

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I’m just writin’ about my little ol’ love affair.

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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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