June Carter Cash

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: country music singer and songwriter who co-wrote the 1963 hit Ring of Fire, a dark love song about Johnny Cash, whom she married in 1968 and who began performing at age six with her family in the Carter Family band.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery

 

Born: June 23, 1929

 

Died: May 15, 2003

 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee