Obituary of Mel Tillis

Mel Tillis

Melvin Tillis (born on August 8th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) 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.

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    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Tillis, Melvin
    • Common Name: Mel Tillis
    • Birth Name: Lonnie Melvin Tillis
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • 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

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Doris Tillis (married 1957-divorced 1977)
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Brothers:
      • Richard Tillis
    • Sisters:
      • Linda Tillis
      • Imogene Tillis
      • Mary Ellen
    • Sons:
      • Mel "Sonny" Tillis Jr.
    • Daughters:
      • Pam Tillis
      • Carrie April Tillis
      • Connie Tillis
      • Cindy Tillis
      • Hannah Tillis

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

Category Tags:

Musician American Born on August 8th Born in 1932 Born in FloridaDied in 2017Died from Respiratory Failure

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Last Updated: 2021-09-24 14:24:03
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