PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Country music legend Mel Tillis, whose career spanned six decades and included dozens of Top 10 singles, died early Sunday at a Florida hospital after a long illness. He was 85. The Country Music Hall of Fame member had battled intestinal issues since early 2016 and never fully recovered, his publicist said. The suspected cause of death was respiratory failure. He leaves behind six children, including country music artist Pam Tillis.