Obituary of Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley (born on December 30th, 1928) was a Musician who was best known for being a popular American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer. Bo died on June 2nd, 2008 and his death was said to be because of Heart failure. He passed away at 79 years old.

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    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Diddley, Bo
    • Common Name: Bo Diddley
    • Birth Name: Ellas Otha Bates
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
    • Birth Date: December 30, 1928
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Ellas Bates, Ellas B. McDaniel
    • Category/Genre: Musician

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Sylvia Paiz (married 26 September 1992-divorced 2005)
      • Kay Reynolds (married 1960-divorced 1980)
      • Ethel Mae Smith (married 1949-divorced 1956)
      • Louise Woolingham (married 1946 -divorced 1947)
    • Father: Eugene Bates
    • Mother: Ethel Wilson, Mrs. Gussie McDaniel (Adoptive)
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • four

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 02, 2008
  • Place: Archer, Florida, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine."

Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. Diddley has passed away.

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Wikipedia.org: Bo Diddley
IMDB.com: Bo Diddley

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Last Updated: 2020-12-25 10:36:42
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