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MS Goodwill ambassador dies of cancer

Mississippi's Goodwill Ambassador Paul Ott Carruth died of cancer on Sunday.

Posted: Jul. 1, 2018 10:49 PM
Updated: Jul. 2, 2018 8:51 AM

SUMMIT, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi's Goodwill Ambassador Paul Ott Carruth died of cancer on Sunday. 

Carruth, 83, was a musician and outdoorsman. He even became a conservationist while writing songs about the amount of trees being cut down in the state and singing them on his TV show in Hattiesburg. 

The Clarion Ledger reports Carruth passed away peacefully at his home Sunday morning. 

Carruth is survived by his wife and five children.

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