Mickey Gilley dies at age 86

Country artist Mickey Gilley, most popular as the trailblazer of the "metropolitan cattle rustler" style, passed on Saturday in Branson, Missouri, his marketing specialist Zach Farnum said. He was 86

Gilley passed on Saturday in Branson, Missouri, where he helped run the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theater. He had been proceeding as of late as last month, however was in bombing wellbeing over the course of the last week.

Mickey Gilley presents with the Triple Crown Award on honorary pathway at the 50th yearly Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, April 19, 2015.

Various specialists and companions freely grieved the deficiency of Gille and shared recollections in recognitions given by Nashville exposure firm 2911 Media.

He passed calmly with his family and dear companions close by," agreeing an assertion from Mickey Gilley Associates.

Assuming that I had one wish throughout everyday life, I would want for additional time," Gilley told The Associated Press in March 2001 as he commended his 65th birthday celebration. Not that he'd do anything any other way, the vocalist said.