Obituary of Merle Haggard

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Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard (born April 6th, 1937 in Oildale, California) was a Musician who was best known as a country and Western singer and songwriter. Merle died on April 6, 2016 and his death was because of complications from pneumonia. He was 79.

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Merle Haggard Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Haggard, Merle
    • Common Name: Merle Haggard
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Oildale, California, United States
    • Birth Date: April 06, 1937
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Occupation: Musician
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Lamb Chops
    • Favorite Color: Turquoise (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Merle's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Merle Ronald Haggard
    • Father: James Francis Haggard
    • Mother: Flossie Mae Haggard (née Harp)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Leona Hobbs(married 1956-divorced 1964)
      • Bonnie Owens (married 1965-divorced 1978)
      • Leona Williams (married 1978-divorced 1983)
      • Debbie Parret (married 1985-divorced 1991)
      • Theresa Ann Lane (married 1993-2016, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Ben Haggard
    • Daughter(s):
      • Jenessa Haggard

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 06 2016 at age 79
  • Place: Palo Cedro, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia (related complications)
  • Interment: Buried in a private funeral at his ranch

Category Tags:

MusicianAmerican Born on April 6th Born in 1937 Born in California Died in 2016 Died at age 79 Died from Pneumonia

Quotable Quotes:

"Merle Haggard lived a remarkable life, filled with groundbreaking music and unwavering dedication to his craft, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to inspire generations to come. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-01-15 00:43:02
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