Earl Thomas Conley death happened on Wednesday, 10th of April 2019. Earl Thomas Conley died after suffering a condition similar to dementia that forced to stay in hospice care for several months.
Earl Thomas Conley died at 77 years old.
How Earl Thomas Conley death happened:
Earl Thomas Conley died on Wednesday, 10th April 2019 in Nashville after suffering a condition similar to dementia that forced to stay in hospice care for several months.
According to his brother Fred Conley, Mr. Conley suffered from a condition similar to dementia.
Fred Conley said.
“He just kept losing ground. I’m brokenhearted.”
Upon hearing of Earl Thomas Conley death, Blake Shelton tweeted that his heart was “absolutely destroyed.”
Blake Shelton broke the news on social media, reporting that Conley died early Wednesday morning. Conley had been in hospice care for several months while suffering from a condition similar to dementia, The Tennessean reports.
“Earl was my all time favorite singer, hero and my friend. Prayers to his family. We will all miss you deeply my brother. Now go rest…”
Mr. Conley helped influence today’s generation of country singers. The country community is mourning the great loss of singer Earl Thomas Conley.
Conley was well known for his country hits in the ‘80s and early ‘90s including “Holding Her and Loving You,” “What’d You Say” and “Right From the Start.”
Conley was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1941. He began writing songs while in the U.S. Army and after being honorably discharged in 1968 he’d frequently travel from Ohio to Nashville.
In 1974 he signed with independent record label GRT.
While his early singles failed to chart, Conley continued to have success writing songs for other artists, including Conway Twitty (“This Time I’ve Hurt Her More Than She Loves Me”) and Mel Street (“Smokey Mountain Memories”).
May his soul rest in perfect peace.