Billy Grammer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

August 28, 1925

Death Date

Aug 10, 2011

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Benton, Illinois, United States


Country Singer

The country singer Billy Grammer died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American country singer who released the song “Gotta Travel On” in 1959. It was an instant pop and country crossover hit.

He joined the U.S. Army during World War II and also worked as an apprentice toolmaker for the Washington Naval Gun Factory.

He was a performer at the Grand Ole Opry.

He married high school sweetheart, Ruth Burzynski, in 1944.

He recorded a cover version of Bobby Bare’s song, “Detroit City,” in 1963 and titled it “I Wanna Go Home.”