Country singer Mac Davis dead at 78 after suffering heart surgery complications09/30/2020
COUNTRY singer Mac Davis has died at the age of 78 after suffering from heart surgery complications.
The musician and songwriter passed following a serious heart procedure.
Sharing the sad news in a statement, his family wrote: ″We are sorry to report that legendary singer/songwriter Mac Davis is critically ill following heart surgery in Nashville.
″Your love and prayers will be deeply appreciated at this time.″
Meanwhile, his manager Jim Morey said: "Mac Davis has been my client for over 40 years, and, more importantly, my best friend.
"He was a music legend, but his most important work was that as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. I will miss laughing about our misadventures on the road and his insightful sense of humour.
"When there was a tough decision to be made, he often told me, 'You decide.. I'm going to the golf course!'"
Country legend Dolly Parton, 74, shared the family's emotional tweet and added: ″#PrayforMacDavis."
Davis rose to found fame in 1969, and was later inducted into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 2000.
The musician was best known for writing Elvis Presley hits, A Little Less Conversation and In The Ghetto.
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