One of the greatest original Sun Recordings artists has died. Billy Lee Riley, who had been in poor health since taking a bad fall in 2005, was suffering from the final stages of terminal cancer.
He peacefully passed away on Sunday, August 2nd, 2009 at 5:20 am. His family was at his bedside.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
Please consider sending something to his wife, Joyce, to show Billy Lee's family that he meant a lot to us.
Checks or money orders can be made payable to:
723 Crest Drive
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401