Kathy Gilley a Business Owner at Gilley’s Western Wear & Boutique in Pasadena Texas is also best known for being the daughter of Mickey Gilley, an American country music singer, and songwriter. Her dad is reported to have passed away on May 7, 2022, as per an announcement by the Mayor of Pasadena. He was 86 years at the time of his death.
Kathy Gilley Family
Kathy Gilley is among the three children of Gilley’s marriage to his first wife, Geraldine Garret. Gilley married Garret when he was 17 years old in 1953. The two divorced in 1961. They had three children, Keith Ray, Michael, and Kathy. Garret died back on March 6, 2010.
After divorcing his first wife, Gilley went on to marry Vivian McDonald with who he had another son named Gregory. Vivian died in 2019.
Kathy Gilley Career
As earlier mentioned, Kathy did not follow a career in music like her dad but instead, chose to do business. She is the owner of Gilley’s Western Wear & Boutique which is based in Pasadena. The clothing store has been in operation for close to 8 years having been established in March 2015. She also writes on her Linkedin that she is a Document Controller at Zachry Construction Corporation from Jan 2012 to date.
Mickey Gilley Death & Cause
Gilley’s death was announced on May 7, 2022, by Jeff Wagner, mayor of Pasadena, Texas. The Mayor wrote that Gilley passed away surrounded by his loved one. Mickey was a true musical talent who charted 42 singles in the Top 40 Country Charts over a span of two decades.
The Mayor went on to write that Gilleys’talent and a larger-than-life personality helped ignite a new interest in country music as he introduced the world to Pasadena through his dance hall and “Urban Cowboy” in 1980.
“We were so honored to have Mickey perform at our State of the City in Feb 2020. Our prayers for comfort and peace are with Mickey’s family, his loved ones, and his fans.”