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Country Artists Who Have Died in 2016

A photo gallery of country stars who have passed away in 2016.

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Mark Gray, Hit Songwriter and Former Exile Member, Dead at 64

Mark Gray, a country music songwriter and former member of the band Exile, has passed away.

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Joe Esposito, Elvis Presley’s Longtime Assistant, Dead at 78

Joe Esposito, longtime assistant of Elvis Presley, passed away on Nov. 23.

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Brad Paisley’s Mother-in-Law Dies Following Long Dementia Battle

Linda Payne Williams, the mother of actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley and mother-in-law of Brad Paisley, has passed away.

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‘Drift Away’ Songwriter Mentor Williams Dies

Mentor Williams, an awarded singer-songwriter, has passed away.

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Holly Dunn Dead at 59

Country singer Holly Dunn has lost her battle with ovarian cancer.

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Leon Russell Dead at 74

Country-rock musician Leon Russell has died. He was 74.

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Nine Years Ago: Hank Thompson Dies From Lung Cancer

On Nov. 6, 2007, Hank Thompson passed away after a short battle with lung cancer. The singer was 82 years old.

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Faith Hill’s Mother Dies

Faith Hill's mother, Edna Perry, passed away on Oct. 30.

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Songwriter Curly Putman Dead at 85

The tunesmith passed away on Sunday (Oct. 30).

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