We Wish A Very Happy Birthday to Melvin Tillis In Heaven
Lonnie Melvin Tillis (August 8, 1932 – November 19, 2017)
Lonnie Melvin Tillis was born on August 8, 1932 Melvin Tillis was an American country music singer and songwriter. Although he recorded songs since the late 1950s, his biggest success occurred in the 1970s as part of the outlaw country movement, with a long list of Top 10 hits.
Born: August 8, 1932, Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Died: November 19, 2017 (aged 85), Ocala, Florida, U.S.
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Years active: 1958–2017
Labels: Columbia, Decca, Kapp, MGM, MCA, Elektra, Radio Records
Formerly of Old Dogs
Grandchild: Ben Mason
Children: Pam Tillis, Mel Tillis, Jr., Carrie April Tillis, Connie Tillis, Hannah Tillis, Cindy Tillis
Siblings: Richard Tillis, Linda Tillis, Imogene Tillis
Spouse: Doris Tillis (m. 1957–1977), Kathy DeMonaco