His funeral will take place on Thursday (May 2) at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee. The showing will be open to the public and begins at 10 a.m. A private visitation for family, friends, and fellow performers will take place on Wednesday evening.
His wife and publicist thanked his fans and friends for their support.
“Thanks to George’s friends, fans, and loved ones for the outpouring of love at this terrible time,” Nancy Jones said. “I love you all.”
“George would have wanted his fans and friends everywhere to be able to come and pay their respects along with his family,” publicist Kirt Webster said in a press release.
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