Obituary of Bo Diddley

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Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley (born December 30th, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi) 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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Bo Diddley Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Diddley, Bo
    • Common Name: Bo Diddley
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States
    • Birth Date: December 30, 1928
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Ellas Bates, Ellas B. McDaniel
    • Occupation: Musician

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Chips Ahoy! Chocolate Chip Cookies
    • Favorite Color: Silver (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bo's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Ellas Otha Bates
    • Father: Eugene Bates
    • Mother: Ethel Wilson, Mrs. Gussie McDaniel (Adoptive)
    • 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)
    • Son(s):
      • kids four
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Death Notice:

Category Tags:

MusicianAmerican Born on December 30th Born in 1928 Born in MississippiDied in 2008Died from 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."

"Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: This was their finest hour."

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

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Bo Diddley @ Wikipedia
Bo Diddley @ IMDB

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