Steve Uyehara of Hawaii News Now confirmed Nabors' death Thursday afternoon.
Nabors, who later became a star with his own television show "Gomer Pyle, USMC", died at his home in Hawaii, the website said, citing his office manager. The series finished No. 3 among all primetime shows that season with a 30.7 rating -- ahead of Andy Griffith - and was No. 2 behind Bonanza for the following 1965-66 season. What was initially meant to be a one-off guest spot turned into a recurring role which spanned 23 episodes. He would reprise the role almost two decades later, in the 1986 TV-movie Return to Mayberry.
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"Golll-ly!" was just one of many corn-pone catchphrases that propelled the hit '60s show's naive and lovable Mayberry gas-station attendant to popularity (beating out others like "Garsh!" and "Sha-zam!").
Nabors was also a successful recording artist, releasing 28 albums over the course of his career - five of which were certified gold and one certified platinum.
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His singing made him a frequent guest of variety shows in the 1960s and '70s, particularly The Carol Burnett Show, and Nabors even became a Indianapolis 500 tradition with his rendition of Back Home Again in IN performed during the race's opening ceremonies. He last sang at the racing event in 2014.
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