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Mel Tillis

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Melvin Tillis (born on August 8th, 1932) was a Musician who was best known as an entertaining country music singer with a stammer or stutter in his speaking voice. He is known as the singer with a stammer. Mel died on November 19, 2017 and his death was due to old age and specifically because of respiratory failure. He was 85.

Mel Tillis Biography Wiki:

  • Full Name: Tillis, Melvin
  • Common Name: Mel Tillis
  • Birth Name: Lonnie Melvin Tillis
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, U.S.
  • Birth Date: August 08, 1932
  • Age: 85 (at death)
  • Also Known As: Lonnie Melvin Tillis, that stuttering singer
  • Category/Genre: Musician

  • Dead or Alive?: Dead
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse/Partner:
    • Doris Tillis (married 1957-divorced 1977)
  • Father:
  • Mother:
  • Siblings:
    • Richard Tillis (brother)
    • Linda Tillis (sister)
    • Imogene Tillis (sister)
    • Mary Ellen (sister)
  • Children:
    • Mel "Sonny" Tillis Jr. (son)
    • Pam Tillis (daughter)
    • Carrie April Tillis (daughter)
    • Connie Tillis (daughter)
    • Cindy Tillis (daughter)
    • Hannah Tillis (daughter)

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 19, 2017
  • Place: Ocala, Florida, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Respiratory Failure
  • Interment: Buried at the Woodall Cemetery in Clarksville, TN

Claim to Fame:

Melvin is famous partly because he or she has a biograpy and obituary on

Quotable Quotes:


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

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