Country singer Toby Keith died Monday at the age of 62, his family wrote in a statement posted to his website and social media accounts early Tuesday. He was battling stomach cancer.
“Toby Keith passed away peacefully last night on February 5th, surrounded by his family,” the statement read.
He fought his fight with grace and courage,” it continued. “Please respect the privacy of his family at this time.”
Keith is survived by his wife, Tricia, three children and four grandchildren.