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June Carter Cash's relationship with Johnny Cash ended when June Carter Cash died on May 15, 2003. They had been married for 35.2 years.

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June Carter Cash

Music - Singer

Why Famous: Wife of Johnny Cash

Age: 73 (6/23/1929 - 5/15/2003)

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Johnny Cash

Music - Singer

Why Famous: Deep, Distinctive Voice

Age: 71 (2/26/1932 - 9/12/2003)

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating n/a --
Engaged 3/1/1968 --
Married 3/1/1968 35.2 years
Deceased 5/15/2003 --
 Total35.2 years*

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Name Born Age Gender Type
John Carter3/3/197046 yrs.MaleBiological

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Where and/or how did June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash meet?

They met in 1956 backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.

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Other Relationship Information about June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash:

June and Johnny died 4 months apart in 2003.

Johnny proposed to June over 30 times before she finally said "Yes".

In the 1980s Johnny found love letters to June from Elvis Presley in their attic. He burned them upon finding them.

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