Jimmy Buffet Passes Away At 76, Cause Of Death Is Revealed
Jimmy Buffet’s official website recently announced the musician’s passing and cause of death with a statement. The obituary followed:
“The beloved singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett passed away at his home in Sag Harbor, Long Island on Friday, September 1, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. Buffett, 76, had been fighting Merkel Cell Skin Cancer for four years.”
After noting the singer’s last performance was a surprise gig at Rhode Island in July, the statement continued with paying tribute to Buffet’s career:
“With a recording career that spanned more than fifty years and included hits such as ‘Margaritaville,’ ‘Come Monday,’ and ‘It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,’ Buffett was one of the most successful performers in popular music. He filled arenas with fans and popularized a signature blend of folk, country, and Caribbean music with lyrics that often reflected Buffett’s world travels.”
Buffet is survived by his wife of 46 years, Jane Buffett; his daughters Savannah Jane and Sarah Delaney; his son, Cameron Marley and his grandson, Marley Ray.