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Source: BigTex.com

The man behind the voice of Big Tex is dead at 72.

Bill Bragg died Saturday. His cause of death has not yet been released.

“He was larger than life and will be missed,” the State Fair of Texas officials said in a statement. “Our condolences to his family and loved ones.”


Bragg was the voice of Big Tex from 2002 – 2013. He was also a behind-the-scenes broadcaster for decades and founded the Yesterday USA Radio Network.

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