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Country singer Hal Ketchum, 17-time Billboard chart topper, dead at 67

Added 11-24-20 06:20:03pm EST - “The "Small Town Saturday Night" crooner's death was confirmed by his wife Andrea Ketchum.” - Foxnews.com

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News of the country music star’s death was shared with Ketchum’s fans in a post via an official Facebook account on Tuesday. The 17-time Billboard chart-topper died Monday night, according to the statement. 

"With great sadness and grief we announce that Hal passed away peacefully last night at home due to complications of Dementia," Andrea Ketchum, Hal Ketchum's wife, wrote. "May his music live on forever in your hearts and bring you peace," she wrote.

Andrea Ketchum revealed in April 2019 that Hal Ketchum had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. According to the announcement, at the time, he had already been battling the debilitating ailment “for some time now.”

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