Joe Tex

Joe Tex's Death

Born (Birthday) August 8, 1933

Death Date August 13, 1982

Age of Death 49 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital - Navasota, TX, Navasota, Texas, United States

Profession Soul Singer

The soul singer Joe Tex died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

His Southern soul hits “Skinny Legs,” “All,” and “I Gotcha” had popular followings in the 1960s and 1970s.

He won a talent contest in Houston, which sent him on a trip to New York City where he appeared in amateur competitions at the Apollo Theater.

He had a well-publicized feud with singer James Brown and the two sparred over songwriting credits, as well as women.

How did Joe Tex die?

Joe Tex died at his home in Navasota, Texas from a heart attack on August 13, 1982. He was 47 years old.