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Northeast Texas
6:40 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Country singer Ray Price dead at 87

Ray Price, shown here in a 2009 visit to Texas A&M University-Commerce, has died.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Country music star Ray Price, one of the most celebrated Northeast Texans ever, has died.

Billy Mack Jr., the son of Bill Mack, says Price died Monday afternoon. Price had pancreatic cancer.

Mack, a family friend, said he was acting as a family spokesman. The wife of family friend and spokesman Tom Perryman, a DJ with KKUS-FM in Tyler, also confirmed his death. 

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