Joe Esposito, Longtime Elvis Presley Aide, Dies at 78

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Esposito was one of two best men at the singer’s 1967 wedding to Priscilla Wagner and a pallbearer at his funeral.

Elvis Presley’s close personal friend and professional aide Joe Esposito has died. He was 78.

Esposito’s daughter Cindy Bahr said Tuesday that he had dementia and died Nov. 23 of natural causes in Calabasas, Calif.