Death of Jerry Reed: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Jerry Reed

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer with such chart-topping hits as Yes Mr. Peters. He also appeared in more than a dozen films.

His parents divorced when he was young. He and his sister spent most of the next seven years in foster care and orphanages. He was married to Priscilla Mitchell from 1959 until 2008.

How did Jerry Reed die?

Country Singer Jerry Reed died in 2008, 71 years old. The cause of death was Emphysema.

Information about the death of Jerry Reed
Cause of deathEmphysema
Age of death71 years
ProfessionCountry Singer
BirthdayMarch 20, 1937
Death dateSeptember 1, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I got my first guitar at age of 7 and never laid it down. Momma taught me G, C, and D. I was off to the races son!

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You can have music and it will stand alone by itself, but you can’t have a movie without it.

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I have spent over 60 years bent over a guitar and to know that I wrote 70 compositions that masters have recorded, that makes me feel so good and full, and proud and thankful to the good Lord.

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When I was a kid of six or seven, I used to get up on the stove woodpile for a stage and I’d put on the wildest show.

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I went around the corner to motion pictures.

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