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DeadBorn: 8/12/1929 in Sherman, Texas, USA
Cause of death: apparent heart attack
Full name: Alvis Edgar Owens
Noted For: country-western performer; hits include "Above and Beyond" (1960), "Act Naturally" (1963), "Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass" (1969), "Made in Japan" (1972). TV performer/co-host, "Hee Haw" (1969-86). Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame (1996).