A video of Charlie Daniels’ funeral service on July 10 is available to view via YouTube.
The nearly two-hour service at World Outreach Church included performances by Trace Adkins (“Arlington”), Vince Gill (“Go Rest High on That Mountain” and “America the Beautiful”), Travis Tritt (“Amazing Grace”), Gretchen Wilson (“I’ll Fly Away”) and more.
Charlie passed away on July 6 at age 83. Over the course of his 60-plus-year career, Charlie received numerous accolades, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame (2016) and the Musicians Hall of Fame (2009), as well as becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry (2008).
As the fiddle-playing frontman of the Charlie Daniels Band, Charlie scored a number of Top 20 singles, including “Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye,” “Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues,” “In America,” and “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” which topped the charts in 1979.
Charlie leaves behind his wife of 55 years, Hazel, and their son, Charlie Daniels, Jr.
Watch Charlie’s memorial service below.
- Trace Adkins: 25:40 mark
- Vince Gill: 47:30 mark
- Travis Tritt: 57:10 mark
- Gretchen Wilson: 1:26:05 mark
photo by TCD