Out Gay Jim Nabors, the Cheerful Gomer Pyle on Two TV Series, Dies at 87

Jim Nabors, who starred as Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and on his own sitcom before retiring the wide-eyed, countrified character at the height of his popularity, has died. He was 87. Nabors died at his home in Hawaii on Thursday morning, his longtime partner told the Associated Press. In January 2013, Nabors(…)