Country Singer Joe Diffie Has Died From Coronavirus Complications
Beloved country singer Joe Diffie has died at the age of 61. A brief statement posted to Diffie’s social media pages states that he died due to complications from the coronavirus.
Joe Diffie was one of the biggest stars of the ’90s with hits like “Pickup Man,” “If The Devil Danced In Empty Pockets,” and “John Deere Green.” Diffie charted a total of 18 Top Ten singles throughout the decade. In 1993, Joe was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Diffie announced on Friday (March 27) that he had been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and was under the care of medical professionals. He also encouraged his fans to be “vigilant, cautious, and careful” during the pandemic.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Joe Diffie’s family and friends during this time.