Bo Diddley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 30, 1928

Death Date

June 2, 2008

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


R&b Singer

The r&b singer Bo Diddley died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for pioneering the transition of blues to rock.

He married Louise Woolingham in 1946, then Ethel Mae Smith in 1949, then Kay Reynolds in 1960, and then Sylvia Paiz in 1992.



“I opened the door for a lot of people, and they just ran through and left me holding the knob.” (Bo Diddley)


“Don’t let your mouth write a check that your tail can’t cash.” (Bo Diddley)