Merle Haggard’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 6, 1937

Death Date

April 6, 2016

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death



Country Singer

The country singer Merle Haggard died at the age of 79 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer of “Okie From Muskogee” who was the leader of the band The Strangers. He was a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee in 1994.

He was married five times: first to Leona Hobbs in 1956, then to Bonnie Owens in 1968, then to Leona Williams in 1978, then to Debbie Parret on in 1985, and then to Theresa Ann Lane on September 11, 1993.



“I enjoy the videos with the sound off, where you can look at the belly buttons and everything. Really some pretty girls, but I don’t know about the music.” (Merle Haggard)


“I haven’t had any problems with my back since I got the foot surgery.” (Merle Haggard)


“They shaved a little piece of bone off my small toe. You see, you balance yourself a certain way and this toe had grown under the other ones. So he cut it loose, where I could balance myself and it makes me walk straight.” (Merle Haggard)


“In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there’s available… in America right now.” (Merle Haggard)


“It’s been said that Bill Gates has come up with something that’ll be released in December that’s gonna put a lid on counterfeiting. If that’s a fact then it’s really interesting to own your own product – with all the potential methods of downloading.” (Merle Haggard)