Wyoming resident Darrel Winfield, a.k.a. The Marlboro Man, has died at 85. Winfield wasn't some Hollywood model, but rather the real deal cowboy who worked his ranch most of his life. He served as the face for Marlboro for over 20 years ('68-'89)

Most tobacco haters would likely click on this story to see if he died of cancer. To be honest, that's the first question that came to my mind. The information released thus far is "a lengthy illness", so I'm not sure what finally took the cowboy down. If there's a Heaven, he's probably there..standing 30 feet away from the Pearly Gates having a smoke.

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