Bill Bragg, who voiced Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas for 11 years, has died.
He was 72.
Bragg was a voiceover and actor who retired from Hewlett-Packard after it merged with Electronic Data Systems in 2009. He served as the voice of Big Tex from 2002-2013, when he was fired over a contract dispute.
“I was planning on doing this for the rest of my life,” Bragg said at the time. “I just don’t know what to say. I’m just shocked, dismayed and brokenhearted.”
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