Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at 91

Posted: 1:20 PM, Sep 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-11 14:21:05-04

DALLAS, TX — T. Boone Pickens, a legendary energy executive, passed away on Wednesday. He was 91 years old.

According to his website, the Dallas native battled a series of strokes and further head injuries he sustained in a 2017 fall. He died of natural causes surrounded by friends and family on Sept. 11.

Pickens was in the energy industry, he was a health and fitness advocate and a generous philanthropist.

He is survived by his five children, 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Plans for memorial services in Dallas, Texas, and Stillwater, Oklahoma, are pending.

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