Roy kelton orbison jr. His obituary in the national enquirer said that he worked himself to death.
In 1988 he died suddenly of a heart attack at the very young age of 52.
Roy dewayne orbison cause of death. The bodies of roy duane orbison 11 and tony orbison 6 were found in the rubble of the plosh lakeside home in this nashville suurb where many entertainers live. His posthumously released comeback album mystery girl reached no. While the official cause of death was a heart attack a pathologist named dr.
Roy orbison endured a great deal of tragedy in his relatively short life. Roy orbison s premature death at 52 blamed on crash dieting in sensational new tv documentary claims the us singer famous for hits like pretty woman and crying developed an obsession with his. Orbison died of a heart attack on december 6 1988.
Roy dewayne orbison 1958 september 15 1968 anthony king orbison 1962 september 15 1968 and wesley orbison born 1965 by first wife claudette. Roy dewayne orbison and his younger brother anthony king orbison was killed in a family house fire in hendersonville tennessee. September 14 1968 10 hendersonville sumner county.
Roy orbison passed away in 1988 and now a new tv documentary is claiming to know why. One month later his song you got it 1989 was released as a solo single becoming his first hit to reach the u s. Just months after they died orbison recorded an album that addressed the trauma and was thought to have been lost forever until.
In 1969 two of roy orbison s sons died in a tragic house fire. Winkler county texas united states. He is in the rock and roll hall of fame 1987 the nashville songwriters hall of fame 1987 the songwriters hall of fame 1989 and america s pop music hall of fame 2014.
5 on the charts becoming the highest charting solo album of his career. Ap fire officials say an aerosol can probably containing lacquer probably was responsible for the fire which destroyed the 150 000 home of singer roy orbison saturday and claimed the lives of two sons. Oribson reportedly was guilty of binge eating sessions when he was off stage.
Michael hunter believes it was caused by the singer s addiction to yo yo dieting. Hendersonville tn home fire roy orbison s house sep 1968. Sons of singer die in blaze.
Top 10 in nearly 25 years. Born october 18 1970 and alex orbison born 1975 by second wife barbara. Orbison died of a heart attack in december 1988 at age 52.