Charlie Daniels took his last breath on Monday at the age of 83. The state of Tennessee honored the late country star by flying flags. He was honored by flying flags at half-mast at the state capitol. This ceremony was conducted on July 10, Friday. According to the reports from Fox 17 Nashville, the Gov. Bill Lee made this announcement during his press conference on Wednesday. He shared the information that revealed that the flags would fly at half staff from sunup to sundown. Lee also discussed the legacy of Charlie and his devotion to his faith during the state briefing.
Charlie Daniels Early Life
Daniels was not born in Nashville, he was born in North Carolina in 1936, but he moved to Nashville in 1967. The late star then considered Tennessee, his adopted home. Charlie was heavily involved in raising funds and charities for veterans-related programs and veterans. He, along with his wife Hazel Daniels, established the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee state university. Daniels’ funeral service will be held on Friday at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Also, an open visitation will be held on Thursday night at the sellers funeral home from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. He was honored with a patriotic-themed service on Wednesday outside of Sellers Funeral Home. Along with the honors from an aircraft flyover and the military, appearances by Trace Adkins, Darryl Worley, Tracey Lawrence, and many more were made.
Charlie Daniels started his career in the 50s, and he formed a band after graduating from high school. He was recognized from his work in the Bluegrass, Southern Rock and country music. He also served as a session musician in Nashville before his music was released.