Obituary of Jerry Jeff Walker

Jerry Jeff Walker

Jerry Walker (born on March 16th, 1942) was a Musician who was best known for being a country music singer and songwriter. He wrote the iconic song "Mr. Bojangles" in 1968. Jerry died on death-date and his death was because of a long fight with throat cancer. He was 78 years old.

A funeral service is scheduled for next Friday in Oneonta, with a reception to follow at the local funeral home. His pastor will officiate the graveside ceremony and burial. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jerry's life and legacy.

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Jerry Jeff Walker Biography Wiki:

    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Walker, Jerry
    • Common Name: Jerry Jeff Walker
    • Birth Name: Ronald Clyde Crosby
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Oneonta, New York, U.S.
    • Birth Date: March 16, 1942
    • Age: 78 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Jerry Jeff Walker
    • Category/Genre: Musician

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Susan Streit (married 1974-present)
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Django Walker (son)
      • Jessie Jane (daughter)

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 23, 2020
  • Place: Austin, Texas, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Throat cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, it's also what it takes to sit down and listen."

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

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Wikipedia.org: Jerry Jeff Walker

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Last Updated: 2020-10-31 12:13:49
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