Is Ronnie Milsap Still Alive?

By Muhan Poudel | Updated on June 20, 2023
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    Ronnie Milsap, the 90s sensation and multiple Grammy winner is of 80 years in 2023. Hence, curiosity on if he is dead or alive is normal to spread.

    There has been a constant rumor in regards to Ronnie’s death. So, let’s not waste any time and know more about his status in 2023 and his overall life today.

    Is Ronnie Milsap Still Alive?

    Yes, he is still alive. Ronnie Milsap is 80 years old as of 2023 and his energy still cannot be matched. Known as one of the most influential singers of all time, he is living his 80s amazingly. His freshness and activeness is really appreciated by his fans.

    Ronnie Milsap is still alive in 2023
    It is 2023 and Ronnie is still kicking it

    So yeah, he is alive and doing good as of 2023.

    What Made Ronnie Milsap Go Blind?

    Ronnie was born blind. Even his mother ignored his blindness saying it was a punishment from god. Moreover, he completely lost his remaining eyesight after suffering a blow from his teacher at school.

    To live a stable life as a blind person, he learned braille at the age of 6.

    Ronnie Milsap Death Rumor

    In January 2022, Ronnie’s death hoax took over the internet. The reports suggest his death happened due to a long fight with an unrelenting illness. The rumor was so dominating that it went from simple news to youtube videos that started taking over every fan’s mind.

    Thankfully, the rumor was just a piece of false speculation. The rumor was later dismissed and no official news about his death was found.

    Where and what Is Ronnie doing In 2023?

    Ronnie lives in his Nashville home in 2023. It is a house he bought back in 1976 for $300,000 and today is valued at more than $4 million. It contains 2 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and is overall of 5386 sq/ft.

    Furthermore, it is also believed he also lives in Robbinsville, North Carolina.

    Today, in 2023, Ronnie is an amateur radio operator. Thanks to his appealing voice, he has also found a career in the radio operating business.

    Milsap Has Lost His Wife To Leukemia

    Ronnie lost his wife Joyce Milsap on September 6, 2021. As per reports, she had been battling leukemia, simply known as blood cancer since 2014. Due to the disease, she was not able to attend her husband’s announcement at the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2014.

    Sharing the romance for long 54 years, Joyce’s loss really impacted Ronnie. He used to call his wife by a cute pet name “Sapphire”. After her death, he said: “There are no words, and not enough songs in the world to explain how much I love my Sapphire”.

    Ronnie Milsap Wife died in 2021
    Milsap lost his sapphire in 2021

    From the sources, we also found that he said: “She was the music and the feeling inside all of those songs, so if you loved my music, you understand some of how much I loved my beautiful, beautiful wife. It’s all in the songs, but she was even more.”

    It is never easy to handle the loss of a significant other and it was not easy for Milsap either.

    Ronnie Also Lost His Son

    The son of the legendary artist Todd Milsap died in 2019. Todd was 49 when he lost his life.

    Todd Milsap passed away at the age of 49
    Ronnie has lost his son Todd.

    He passed away due to a medical condition. He was found unconscious at the Four Corners Marina at La Vergne Couchville Pike. Reports suggest, Todd was found dead by his own son on Todd’s houseboat. Ronnie’s grandson reportedly hadn’t heard from his father for two days and that’s why he went up to their check.