Sheb Wooley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 10, 1921

Death Date

Sep 16, 2003

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Sep 16, 2003


Country Singer

The country singer Sheb Wooley died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer of the novelty hit song “Purple People Eater” who was also the star of the Western High Noon and several Western TV programs.

He was born in Erick, Oklahoma.

Wooley was diagnosed with leukemia in 1996, which forced him to retire from public performing in 1999. After seven years of battling the illness, he died at the age of 82 at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 16, 2003.