Former Branson Performer and Country Music Legend Roy Clark has Died

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BRANSON, Mo- Roy Clark, the legendary country music singer, and co-host of “Hee Haw,” has died. He was 85.

A rep for the singer told Fox News Clark died on Thursday at his Tulsa, Oklahoma home due to complications from pneumonia.

Clark was one of the first celebrities to have a theater in Branson, he performed in Branson for several seasons. 

Clark was “Hee Haw” host or co-host for its entire 24-year run. The country music and comedy show’s last new episode aired in 1993, though reruns continued for a few years thereafter.

Clark played the guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, and other instruments. His skills brought him gigs as a guest performer with many top orchestras, including the Boston Pops.

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