Nabors, who had undergone a liver transplant in 1994 after contracting hepatitis B, died at his home in Hawaii after his health had declined for the past year, said his husband, Stan Cadwallader, who was by his side.
Jim Nabors, who made cheery Gomer Pyle a TV icon, dies at 87 →
"Everybody knows he was a wonderful man. And that's all we can say about him. He's going to be dearly missed," Cadwallader said.
Jim Nabors, TV's homespun Gomer Pyle and singer, dies at 87 →