BREAKING: Joe Diffie Has Passed Away From Complications Of Coronavirus

Joe Diffie with a mustache
Crystal K. Martel

This is absolutely devastating.

According to a press release, Joe Diffie has passed away from complications of Coronavirus. He was 61 years old.

On Friday, Joe released a statement regarding his diagnosis, however at the time, there was no indication that he was in life-threatening condition.

“I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment.”

“My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”

Joe Diffie is best-known for his ’90s country hits including “John Deere Green,” “Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox (If I Die),” “Pickup Man,” and more.

He is survived by five children and wife Tara.

“Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox (If I Die)”

“Pickup Man”

RIP Joe.

You’re a country music legend.

“It’s with a sad heart that i have to post this. Tara”

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It’s with a sad heart that i have to post this. Tara

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