Ron Cyrus

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Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 28, 2006 (70)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 28, 2006 (70)

About

Famous as the father of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and as the grandfather of pop sensation Miley Cyrus, he is also remembered as an eleven-term, Democratic Party member of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Before Fame

Before beginning his political career, he served in Japan with the United States Air Force.

Trivia

During the mid 1980s, he held an executive position with the Kentucky branch of the AFL-CIO.

Family Life

A native of Flatwoods, Kentucky, he was born to Eldon Lindsey Cyrus and Verlina Adeline Hay. His marriage to Ruth Ann Casto resulted in four children: Billy Ray, Kevin, Cherie, and Angie Marie Cyrus.

Associated With

His famous granddaughter, Miley Cyrus, dedicated her 2007 track "I Miss You" to him.