Gomer Pyle Jim Nabors DEAD Andy Griffith Show Actor Singer Was 87

Jim Nabors, who is best known for his role as Gomer Pyle on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ died Thursday at the age of 87.

His husband confirmed the news to the Associated Press.

Veteran producer Phil Arnone told Hawaii News Now that Nabors passed away around 3 a.m.

In addition to a lengthy TV and film career, Nabors also performed Back Home Again in Indiana at the Indianapolis 500 nearly every year between 1972 and 2014.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.

Jim Nabors Sings At Indy 500 For FINAL TIME

Well golly! Jim Nabors performed at the Indy 500 for last time after more than 35 years of singing Back Home Again in Indiana.

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Nabors, an actor and singer, has been employed to perform the tune for nearly three decades before the start of every race.

The first time Nabors sang Back Home Again in Indiana at the Indianapolis 500 was in 1972.

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