Charleen McCrory Bio, Wiki
Charleen McCrory is best known for being the wife of Dusty Hill, an American musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the bassist and secondary lead vocalist of the American rock group ZZ Top; he also played keyboards with the band. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of ZZ Top, in 2004. Hill passed away in his home in Houston on July 27, 2021, the legendary band announced on social media.
Charleen McCrory & Dusty Hill
McCrory and Hill were dating for more than 10 years when the couple tied the knot on March 23, 2002, in Houston, Texas. McCrory, unlike her husband, preferred life away from the spotlight, which led to the couple wanting a small, intimate wedding but then decided to throw a celebration in front of two hundred guests, according to Celeb Live Update.
Frank Beard, a fellow ZZ Top bandmate and friend, was Hill’s best man, and Billy Gibbons, another band member, attended. Beard’s wife, Debbie Meredith, was McCrory’s maid of honor. Hill serenaded his wife at their wedding to his own version of Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley and the couple visited New York for their honeymoon, according to E Celebrity Spy. McCrory had a role in the film Alien Vows and has been involved with a few other acting projects in 1996.
Dusty Hill Death & Cause
Hill died in his sleep at his home in Houston, Texas, aged 72 on July 28, 2021. His death was announced by his ZZ Top bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard.
“We are saddened by the news today that our compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, Texas,” wrote Beard and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons in a joint statement. “We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature, and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to the ‘Top.’ We will forever be connected to that ‘Blues Shuffle in C.’ You will be missed greatly, amigo.”