Country Star Joe Diffie Due Coronavirus Complications Dies at 61

Country music star Joe Diffie, who gave his music in hit films like “Pickup Man” and “John Deere Green”, died on Sunday at the age of 61 from coronovirus complications.
Joe Diffie has been the winner of several Grammy Awards and a long time member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Charlie Daniels wrote on his Twitter account uploading a video of diffie’s 1993 song “Prop Me Up Bides the Jukebox (If I Die)” and write “Just let my headstone be a neon sign / Just let it burn in memory of all of my good times.” He sang. “I’ll be the life of the party, even when I’m dead and gone.”

“It’s such a shock and such a loss for country music,” he wrote with diffie picture “Rest In Peace Joe.”
Tanya Tucker told in a statement. “We are the same age, so it’s very scary. I will miss his voice, his laughter, his songs.”

Toby Keith writes on Twitter “We are feeling it now. Oklahoma boy Joe Diffie has passed away from this virus. My kids grew up around his parents. My prayers will be with his family. A great traditional voice will live on cuz I’m putting his music on now. Here’s a beer to ya, Joe. Go get your reward.”

Carrie Underwood Writes “absolutely no words,” adding, “The music and legacy he leaves behind are legendary.”

Keith Urban write “Can’t believe the news about Joe Diffie ……. my heart breaks for your family and friends – and fans ……. count me right in there too – you were THE REAL DEAL JOE…”

Brad Paisley Wrote on His Status “I’m devastated by the loss of my friend. I can’t find adequate words. But the records he made, that voice, the twinkle in his eye, and our memories cannot be taken away by this disease.
Please celebrate his music today everyone, go listen again to his records.”

Travis Tritt share a photo on Instagram account “This is one of my favorite photos of Joe Diffie and me onstage together. This photo hangs in my office to this day. #ripjoediffie I will never forget you!”

John Rich on Twitter “The LEGENDARY #JoeDiffie was an artists artist. His music was honky tonk 101 if you wanted to be the real deal in our business. No one ever sang it better, and no one was ever more down to earth and caring for other singers. We’ll miss you Joe.”

Trace Adkins Post on Twitter “Oh my God. One of the all-time GREAT vocalists. Joe Diffie was my friend. RIP, buddy”

Collin Raye wrote a post “I am deeply saddened at the news of Joe Diffie’s death. He and I were label mates on SONY Epic Records for many years… I am honored & humbled, to have known him. May God bless and comfort Joe’s family and welcome him into Eternity. We’ll miss you, Brother.”