Roy Acuff’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 15, 1903

Death Date

November 23, 1992

Age of Death

89 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


Country Singer

The country singer Roy Acuff died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known as the King of Country Music who was famous on radio’s Grand Ole Opry. He released hits including “I’ll Forgive You But I Can’t Forget,” which charted at #3.

He was born the third of five children to parents Ida and Simon E. Neill Acuff.



“I don’t owe one man one cent. Anywhere.” (Roy Acuff)


“The greatest thing the Democrats have ever done for me was to defeat me for the governor of Tennessee.” (Roy Acuff)


“Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.” (Roy Acuff)


“I’d like to be remembered as a man who went to Heaven and not another place.” (Roy Acuff)


“I’ve done a whole lot of things. I’ve had the pleasure of introducing two presidents, several senators and congressmen.” (Roy Acuff)