Jerry Pinkney Death Cause and Date

Jerry Pinkney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) December 22, 1939

Death Date October 20, 2021

Age of Death 81 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Illustrator

The illustrator Jerry Pinkney died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Famed illustrator and writer of children’s books. His works John Henry and The Lion & the Mouse received the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the Caldecott Medal respectively. 

He and his wife had four children. He passed away in late 2021 from a heart attack.

How did Jerry Pinkney die?

He was 81. His daughter-in-law Andrea Davis Pinkney said his death, at Phelps Hospital, was caused by a heart attack.