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Billy Mays

Billy MaysAKA William Darrell Mays, Jr.

Born: 20-Jul-1958
Birthplace: McKees Rocks, PA
Died: 28-Jun-2009
Location of death: Odessa, FL
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, Beth Hamedrash Hagodal Cemetery, McKees Rocks, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: TV Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bearded infomercial pitchman

Enthusiastic pitchman for the Awesome Auger yard tool, Ding King dent remover, Gopher extended reach device, Grip Wrench ergonomic tool, Hercules Hook hanger system, Impact Gel shoe insoles, Jupiter Jack cell phone system, Kaboom! shower tub and tile cleaner, Mighty Mendit bonding goop, Orange Glo wood conditioner, Oxi-Clean stain remover, Quick Chop slicer-dicer, Samurai Shark knife sharpener, Simoniz Fix-It scratch remover for car paint, Tool Band-It magnetized tool holder, Turbo Tiger vacuum cleaner, What Odor? odor remover, Zorbeez towels, and numerous other products marketed via television infomercials.

Wife: Dolores Mays ("Dee Dee", childhood sweetheart, div., one son)
Son: Billy Mays III
Wife: Deborah Mays (until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Elizabeth

    High School: Sto-Rox High School, Stowe Township, PA (1977)
    University: West Virginia University (attended)

    Hip Replacement Surgery 2008
    Autopsy 29-Jun-2009
    Risk Factors: Cocaine

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