Obituary of Little Richard


Little Richard

Little Richard (born on December 5th, 1932) was a Singer-Songwriter who was best known for being an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. Richard may have died on May 9, 2020 and his death was related to bone cancer. He was 87.

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Little Richard Biography Wiki:

    • Full Name: Richard, Little
    • Common Name: Little Richard
    • Birth Name: Richard Wayne Penniman
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, U.S.
    • Birth Date: December 05, 1932
    • Age: 87 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Richard Wayne Penniman
    • Category/Genre: Singer-Songwriter

    • Dead or Alive?: Dead
    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ernestine Campbell (married 1959-divorced 1963)
    • Father: Charlie "Bud" Penniman, Sr.
    • Mother: Leva Mae Penniman (née Stewart)
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Danny Jones (adopted son)

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 09, 2020
  • Place: Tullahom, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: bone cancer

Claim to Fame:

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Quotable Quotes:

"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."

"Is he dead or alive? According to our records, Mr. Richard is Dead."

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Last Updated: 2020-08-10 09:53:01

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