“He was surrounded by the love of his life and his 38-year-old wife Liz and his sons Scott, Noah and Cody,” Mori wrote on Facebook.
His manager, who paid tribute to Davis, described him as “a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.”
“I will miss laughing about our many adventures on the road and his innate sense of humor.
When a difficult decision is made, he often says to me ‘You decide .. I’m going to the golf course!’
Mori ended his statement with the lyrics of Davis’ song “I Believe in Music”.
News of Davis’ death came just days after his family said he had “gotten worse” after heart surgery in Nashville.
An online tribute to musician Richard Marks Davis: “This is a drag. RIP to the incredible #Macdavis. Thank you for your incredible songs and the kindness you have shown me. It’s an honor to hear you tell me stories.”
Davis – born Morris McDavis – made his debut as a folk musician with his 1970 album “Song Painter”.
His breakthrough album “Baby, Don’t Get Hooked On Me” was released two years later.
Davis received worldwide recognition for her contribution to music, including “Stop and Smell the Roses” and “One Hell of a Woman”, and was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.
He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters ‘Hall in 2000 and into the National Songwriters’ Hall in 2006.
Davis was moderately successful as a television personality and actor, with his musical achievements. He hosted his own genre, The Mac Davis Show, on NBC from 1974 to 1976, and starred in the television films “Beer for My Horses” and “Where the Fast Lane Ends”.
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