Country music legend Toby Keith passed away at the age of 62.

Toby Keith had previously been diagnosed with cancer.

The news of his death was announced via a statement on his website.

He had described his battle with stomach cancer as "debilitating".

The statement highlighted that he faced his fight with grace and dignity.

He is survived by his wife, Tricia Lucas, and three children.

Keith mentioned undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery for his cancer treatment.

His songs often touched upon patriotic themes, notably "Courtesy of the Red White and Blue (The Angry American)".

After a feud with the Dixie Chicks over the song, Keith emphasized focusing on more important matters.

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