Obituary of Bob Marley

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Bob Marley

Robert Nesta Marley (born February 6, 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica) was a singer-songwriter and musician who was best known for singing music fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady. He had a distinctive vocal and songwriting style. Bob died on May 11, 1981 and his death was because of melanoma. He died at the young age of just 36.

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Bob Marley Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Marley, Bob
    • Common Name: Bob Marley
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Nine Mile, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
    • Birth Date: February 06, 1945
    • Age: 36 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Donald Marley, Tuff Gong
    • Occupations:
    • Genres:

    • Religion: Rastafarian
    • Net Worth: $32 million
    • Nationality: Jamaican
    • Favorite Food: Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream
    • Favorite Color: Violet (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bob's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Robert Nesta Marley
    • Father: Norval Marley
    • Mother: Cedella Booker (July 23, 1926-April 8, 2008)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Rita Marley (married 1966-1981, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Ziggy Marley (born 17 October 1968)
      • Damian Marley (born 21 July 1978)
      • Rohan Marley (born 19 May 1972)
      • Stephen Marley (born April 20, 1972)
      • Ky-Mani Marley (born 26 February 1976)
      • Julian Marley
      • Robbie Marley
    • Daughter(s):
      • Cedella Marley (born 23 August 1967)
      • Sharon Marley (born 23 November 1964)
      • Karen Marley
      • Makeda Jahnesta
      • Stephanie Marley
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Death Notice:

  • Date: May 11, 1981
  • Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer (melanoma)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on May 21, 1980
  • Interment: Buried in a chapel near his Jamacan birthplace along with his guitar

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Singer-SongwriterMusician Reggae Music Genre Jamaican Born on February 6th Born in 1945 Died in 1981Died from Cancer

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