by Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey | August 8, 2017
Country Music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell Has Died at 81
Glen Campbell, country music’s “Rhinestone Cowboy,” died today (Aug. 8) following a long fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81 years old.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease,” the singer’s family said in a statement.