Country music has lost a legend. "He Stopped Loving Her Today" singer George Jones has died after a brief hospitalization in Nashville, publicist Kirt Webster confirmed to the Associated Press. He was 81.
According to Webster, Jones passed away on Friday, Apr. 26 at Vanderbilt Medical Center after being hospitalized with a fever and irregular blood pressure.
The country singer was also known for his headline-making romances, substance abuse problems and violent rages. Jones was married four times, and is survived by his wife of 30 years, Nancy Sepulveda, and four grown children -- Susan, Jeffrey, Bryan and Tamala Georgette.