Jerry Jeff Walker

Jerry Jeff Walker's Death

Born (Birthday) March 16, 1942

Death Date October 23, 2020

Age of Death 78 years

Cause of Death Cancer

Place of Death Austin, Texas, United States

Profession Country Singer

The country singer Jerry Jeff Walker died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known for writing the song “Mr. Bojangles.” He was an icon of Texas country music.

He co-founded a band called Circus Maximus in the late 1960s.

His song Mr. Bojangles was recorded by many artists, including Garth Brooks, Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, Robbie Williams, and Bob Dylan.

Personal Life

He married Susan Streit in 1974. They had two children together.

He was referenced in Toby Keith’s song “Beers Ago” from 2012.

How did Jerry Jeff Walker die?

Walker, best known for his hit “Mr. Bojangles,” died Friday after complications from throat cancer. He was 78.