AKA Lecil Travis Martin
Birthplace: Sterrett, TX
Location of death: Branson, MO
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia
Remains: Buried, Ozarks Memorial Park, Branson, MO
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: World's favorite hobo
Military service: USAF (22 years including National Guard service)
As an Air Force pilot under the Strategic Air Command, Willie logged more than 10,000 hours.
Willie adopted the name Boxcar in 1976, after he purportedly saw a hobo resembling Willie Nelson at a train crossing. He joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1981, purchased a theater in Branson in 1987, and extended his operations to include a Boxcar Willie Railroad and Airplane Museum in 1990.
Boxcar is a first cousin of Tommy Lee Jones.
Father: (railroad worker)
Wife: Lleone (two daughters, one son)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Gordy (12-May-1995) · Branson Performer
Sweet Dreams (2-Oct-1985) · Old Man in Jail
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