Jim Reeves’ Death – Cause and Date

  • Jim Reeves
Born (Birthday)

Aug 20, 1923

Death Date

July 31, 1964

Age of Death

40 years

Place of Death

Brentwood, Tennessee, United States

Place of burial

Jim Reeves Memorial Park, Carthage, Texas, United States

Profession

Country Singer

The country singer Jim Reeves died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer and songwriter known for the song “He’ll Have to Go,” which made the Country Billboard charts. He is also a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

He married Mary White in 1947.

What was the cause of death of Jim Reeves?

Jim Reeves died in an aviation accident.

Who was with Jim Reeves when he died?

The findings of the plane crash show that both country music singer Jim Reeves and his piano player, Dean Manuel, died in the accident on the outskirts of Nashville on the afternoon of July 31, 1964.

Quotes

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“I’m always dancing in my kitchen. And I love to sing. I’ve always sung. My father was a lovely singer. Always sang Jim Reeves at parties.” (Anne-Marie Duff)

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“All the girls over there in Ireland are well versed in American country music. Jim Reeves and Patsy Cline are like king and queen over there.” (John Prine)

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“‘Lollipop Opera’ is the backdrop to Finsbury Park. A place that is very thriving, interracial and lot of music stores, Greek, Turkish, all sorts of immigrant music. It’s utter Englishness. It blends the Jamaicans, the Irish. It’s like what Jim Reeves did with American country music.” (John Lydon)