Obituary of Mickey Gilley

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Mickey Gilley

Mickey Gilley (born March 9th, 1936 in Natchez, Mississippi) was a Singer-Songwriter who was best known for country music and pop. He was also famously a cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart. Mickey's fame was enhanced due to his nightclub, dubbed the "world's biggest honky tonk" in Pasadena, Texas. According to Facebook, Mickey died on May 7th, 2022 and his death was because of a brief illness (reportedly cancer - his death was not a hoax). He was 86 when he passed.

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Mickey Gilley Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gilley, Mickey
    • Common Name: Mickey Gilley
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Natchez, Mississippi, United States
    • Birth Date: March 09, 1936
    • Age: 86 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Mick
    • Occupation: Singer-Songwriter

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
    • Favorite Color: Yellow (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Mickey's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Mickey Leroy Gilley
    • Father: Arthur Fillmore Gilley (November 27, 1897-February 2, 1982)
    • Mother: Irene Gilley (née Lewis, September 11, 1900-August 14, 1985)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Geraldine Garrett (married 1953-divorced 1961)
      • Vivian McDonald (married 1962-2019, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Keith Ray Gilley
      • Michael Gilley
      • Gregory Gilley
    • Daughter(s):
      • Kathy Gilley
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Death Notice:

Category Tags:

Singer-SongwriterAmerican Born on March 9th Born in 1936 Born in MississippiDied in 2022Died from Unspecified illness (possibly cancer)

Quotable Quotes:

"You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours."

"I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse."

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

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Related Links:

Mickey Gilley @ Wikipedia

Community Comments:

Troy Payne: Mickey Gilley is still alive---please remove death date!


Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Last Updated: 2022-05-07 22:11:57
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