After a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Glen Campbell passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday(August 8th).
Active over 6 decades, with hits like “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman”, Campbell sold over 45 Million records in his illustrious career.
A statement appeared on Campbell’s Official website this afternoon.
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; ten grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara, Sandra, and Jane; and brothers John Wallace “Shorty” and Gerald.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family has said donations can be made to the Glen Campbell Memorial Fund at BrightFocus Foundation through the CareLiving.org donation page.
Rest easy, Glen. While you’ll never be forgotten, you’ll forever be missed.