Joe Diffie was an American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He was best known for his singles “Home”, “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets)”, “Third Rock from the Sun”, “Pickup Man” (his longest-lasting number-one song, at four weeks) and “Bigger Than the Beatles”. Diffie also co-wrote singles for Tim McGraw, Holly Dunn, and Jo Dee Messina, and recorded with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Marty Stuart, and George Jones. Born Joe Logan Diffie on December 28, 1958 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, into a musical family, his parents are Flora and Joe Riley Diffie. He first performed in his Aunt Dawn Anita’s country music band at age 14. He graduated from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. On March 27, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic, Diffie was diagnosed with COVID-19. He died two days later of the infection at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital at the age of 61. He was cremated at Neptune Society in Brentwood, Tennessee, and his ashes were given to his widow.
Joe Diffie Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 December 1958
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Date of Death: 29 March 2020
Death Place: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cause of Death: (Complications from COVID-19)
Birth Name: Joe Logan Diffie
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Country singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Joe Diffie Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: Unknown
Weight in Kilogram: Unknown
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Shoe Size: Unknown
Joe Diffie Family Details:
Father: Joe Riley Diffie
Mother: Flora Diffie
Spouse/Wife: Theresa Crump (m. 2000–2020), Debbie Jones (m. 1988–1996), Janise Parker (m. 1982–1986)
Children: Tyler Diffie (Son), Kara Diffie (Daughter), Drew Diffie (Son), Parker Diffie (Son), Kylie Tarissa
Joe Diffie Education:
Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
Joe Diffie Facts:
*He was born on December 28, 1958 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
*He played baseball, football, golf, and track in high school.
*He had five number-one singles in the 1990s: “Home,” “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets),” “Third Rock From the Sun,” “Pickup Man,” and “Bigger Than the Beatles.”
*He had 18 top-ten singles, including “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)” and “John Deere Green.”.
*He won a 1998 Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with “Same Old Train.”
*On March 29, 2020, Diffie died from complications of coronavirus.
*Visit his official website: www.joediffie.com