Country music icon Toby Keith has sadly passed away at the age of 62, as confirmed by his family in a statement shared on his website and social media accounts early Tuesday.
“Toby Keith passed away peacefully last night on February 5th, surrounded by his family,” the statement conveyed.
In their message, the family reflected on Keith’s courageous battle with stomach cancer, a diagnosis he disclosed in June 2022. They requested privacy during this difficult time, stating, “He fought his fight with grace and courage.”
Hailing from Oklahoma, Toby Keith rose to prominence as a country music sensation, captivating audiences with his timeless hits. Among his most notable songs is the beloved 1993 track, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy.” Throughout his career, Keith’s music touched the hearts of countless fans, leaving an indelible mark on the country music landscape.