- Apr 4, 2012
- Kendall, FL
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jim-nabors-gomer-pyle-andy-griffith-show-dead-87-honolulu/ "HONOLULU -- Jim Nabors, the shy Alabaman whose down-home comedy made him a TV star as Gomer Pyle and whose surprisingly operatic voice kept him a favorite in Las Vegas and other showplaces, died Thursday. He was 87. Nabors, who underwent a liver transplant in 1994 after contracting hepatitis B, died peacefully at his home in Hawaii after his health had declined for the past year, said his husband, Stan Cadwallader, who was by his side."