Iconic rocker, Chuck Berry has died. EMS were summoned to the Berry home at 12:40 p.m. CT where they found the guitarist unresponsive. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful. Berry was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m. CT. He was 90.
The St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri released the following statement: “The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry. The family requests privacy during this time of bereavement.”
Here a a few quick facts on the ones Berry leave behind from our friends at heavy.
2. Berry Was Married to Their Mother for Nearly 70 Years
Berry was married to their mother, Themetta “Toddy” Suggs, for nearly 70 years. The two were married in October 1948. Their first child, Ingrid, was born in October 1950. Continue reading