Obituary of Mel Tillis

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Mel Tillis

Melvin Tillis (born 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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Mel Tillis Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Tillis, Melvin
    • Common Name: Mel Tillis
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
    • Birth Date: August 08, 1932
    • Age: 85 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Lonnie Melvin Tillis, that stuttering singer
    • Occupation: Musician
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Breyers Ice Cream
    • Favorite Color: Chartreuse (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Melvin's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Lonnie Melvin Tillis
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Brother(s):
      • Richard Tillis
    • Sister(s):
      • Linda Tillis
      • Imogene Tillis
      • Mary Ellen
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Doris Tillis (married 1957-divorced 1977)
    • Son(s):
      • Mel "Sonny" Tillis Jr.
    • Daughter(s):
      • Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957)
      • Carrie April Tillis
      • Connie Tillis
      • Cindy Tillis
      • Hannah Tillis

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 19 2017 at age 85
  • Place: Ocala, Florida, United States
  • Cause of Death: Respiratory Failure
  • Interment: Buried at the Woodall Cemetery in Clarksville, TN

Category Tags:

MusicianAmerican Born on August 8th Born in 1932 Born in Florida Died in 2017 Died at age 85 Died from Respiratory Failure

Quotable Quotes:

"Melvin Tillis will always be remembered for his amazing contributions to country music and his unwavering love for entertaining audiences, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to inspire future generations. (V)"

Is Mr. Melvin Tillis still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-01-16 16:43:06
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