LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Entertainer Gene Williams, host of a country music television show based in Branson, died on Wednesday afternoon. Family members say Williams passed away at his home near Little Rock.
Williams was best known for "The Gene Williams Country Television Show" that aired in the Ozarks for decades. At its peak, Williams' show was syndicated in 173 markets nationwide.
Williams is survived by two siblings, six children and 10 grandchildren. He was 73 years old.