Kenny Rogers-Frontier Pageant (Photograph: Wikimedia)
ATLANTA (CelebrityAccess) – Family and friends of the late Kenny Rogers lastly gathered collectively this previous weekend to memorialize his life and legacy, two years after the nation legend died. The service had been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Sunday, March twentieth, a small group of shut buddies, household, and band members gathered at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, GA, to pay their respects. The ceremony was hosted by long-time touring companions Linda Davis and Billy Dean, and over fifteen audio system memorialized Rogers with tales and type phrases.
The ceremony concluded with Dr. T. Lynn Smith and a gospel choir singing “Wonderful Grace” and a efficiency of “Will The Circle Be Unbroken,” a favourite of the nation legend.
Alongside their assertion, the Rogers household wish to prolong a public invitation for followers to go to his remaining resting place on the Oakland Cemetary.
Rogers had an over six-decade-long profession with nation classics similar to “Islands within the Stream” with Dolly Parton, “By means of the Years,” “Coward of the County,” and “The Gambler,” amongst numerous others. He acquired six CMA awards, three Grammys, had 24 No. 1 hits, the CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, and CMT’s Artist of a Lifetime Award.
Rogers died on March 20, 2020, on the age of 81.