‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer Glen Campbell dies at 81
US country star had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for several years
US country singer Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81, his publicist said.
The singer, famous for hits including Rhinestone Cowboy and Wichita Lineman, had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for several years.
A family statement said: “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.
“Glen is survived by his wife, Kim Campbell of Nashville, TN, their three children, Cal, Shannon and Ashley; his children from previous marriages, Debby, Kelli, Travis, Kane, and Dillon; 10 grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara, Sandra, and Jane; and brothers John Wallace “Shorty” and Gerald.”