On Friday, household, associates, together with a whole bunch of followers, gathered at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, to pay their respects to icon Charlie Daniels.
The funeral service included a colour guard adopted with a march to Daniels’ casket with the U.S. and Tennessee flags, whereas former U.S. Marine Mark “Oz” Geist recited the pledge of allegiance.
A number of visitor performers took the stage to pay tribute to the late Nation Music Corridor of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member. Hint Adkins carried out the patriotic “Arlington,” whereas Vince Gill crooned by way of “Go Relaxation Excessive on That Mountain,” and “America the Stunning.” Travis Tritt led the congregation in “Wonderful Grace.” Accompanied on piano by Michael W. Smith, Gretchen Wilson honored Daniels with gospel traditional “I’ll Fly Away.”
Audio system included former U.S. Navy SEAL David Rutherford, tenured CDB roadie Roger Campbell, and Daniels’ longtime supervisor David Corlew. World Outreach Church pastor Allen Jackson eulogized the legendary singer.
On Saturday evening, the Opry paid tribute to Daniels. In the course of the present, The Gatlin Brothers carried out “Heaven’s Jubilee” and “Assist Me” in honor of Daniels. Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Margo Value and Stoney Creek Data/BBR Music Group’s platinum-selling singer/songwriter Jimmie Allen joined the Gatlins’.
“There’s a Charlie Daniels quote studying ‘The perfect of America is sitting in these Opry seats tonight’ on a wall backstage right here on the Grand Ole Opry Home,” stated Dan Rogers, Vice President, and Govt Producer, Grand Ole Opry in a launch.
“The perfect of America was additionally on the Opry stage when Charlie Daniels stepped in that circle. I do know Charlie’s lengthy, very full life and award-winning profession have been about a lot greater than ‘The Satan Went Down To Georgia,’ however I’ve to say I’ve by no means seen a extra surefire dwell efficiency hit than when that beloved man would stand on the Opry stage, maintain his fiddle bow excessive, and launch into that iconic music. Whether or not you have been within the entrance row or the nosebleeds and whether or not you have been from Mt. Juliet, New Zealand, or someplace in between, you have been in your ft by the music’s finish. Assured. Each single time. We’re going to overlook that a lot. To know that these thrilling moments don’t even start to scratch the floor of the best way Charlie modified lives makes his leaving us that rather more troublesome to grasp. The Opry was so proud to name Charlie household, and we consider all these he cherished throughout this terribly unhappy time.”
Daniels handed away on Monday, July 6, at Summit Medical Middle in Hermitage, Tennessee. Medical doctors decided the reason for loss of life was a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83. Daniels is survived by his spouse, Hazel Daniels; son Charles William Daniels and Alaya Nowling and Evan Tubb, whom Daniels thought of his grandchildren, in addition to “grandbuddies” Taylor Corlew Jenkins and Bailey Wheeler.