Jimmy Dean’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 10, 1928

Death Date

June 13, 2010

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes

Place of Death

Varina, Virginia, United States

Place of burial

Dean Family Estate, Varina, Virginia, United States



The entrepreneur Jimmy Dean died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Big Bad John singer who turned actor, television host, and businessman. He created the Jimmy Dean sausage brand.

He married his first wife Mary Sue at the age of 22. He had three children: Robert, Connie and Garry.

How did Jimmy Dean die?

Jimmy Dean died on June 13, 2010, at his home in Varina, Virginia, United States.



“My favorite song? ‘Amazing Grace.’ Anybody singing it. But the best it’ll ever be done is by the Scottish National Pipe band and their National Orchestra. It’ll bring tears to your eyes.” (Jimmy Dean)


“You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.” (Jimmy Dean)


“Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.” (Jimmy Dean)


“Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.” (Jimmy Dean)


“I think the kids in school that laughed at the clothes that we wore and the house that we lived in, and then my mother had to cut hair… I think that was a good motivator. Every time they laughed at me, they just built a fire, and there was only one way to put it out – to try and show ’em I was as good as they were.” (Jimmy Dean)