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Posthumous Reunions: Grand Ole Opry Stars

35 records found

Roy Claxton Acuff

15 Sep 1903 – 23 Nov 1992

Country Music Singer. He is best remembered as the "King of...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

David “Stringbean” Akeman

17 Jun 1916 – 10 Nov 1973

Comedian, Country Musician. One of the top musical stars of...

Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

DeFord Bailey

14 Dec 1899 – 2 Jul 1982

Musician and Country Music Hall of Fame Member. A grandson of...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Bunny Biggs

7 Jul 1897 – 28 Aug 1948

Country Entertainer. Known as "Jamup", he was a widely known...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Jim Boyd

28 Sep 1914 – 11 Mar 1993

Musician. Born in Ladonia, Texas, he was Western swing music...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

Owen Bradley

21 Oct 1915 – 7 Jan 1998

Country Music Record Producer. He produced Patsy Cline, Brenda...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Omar Bundy

17 Jun 1861 – 20 Jan 1940

United States Army General. He fought in the Indian Wars,...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Patsy Cline

8 Sep 1932 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Music Singer, Songwriter, and Pioneer. She has been...

Camden, Benton County, Tennessee, USA

Patsy Cline

8 Sep 1932 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Music Singer, Songwriter, and Pioneer. She has been...

Frederick County, Virginia, USA

Jerry Clower

28 Sep 1926 – 24 Aug 1998

Comedian, Author. He was the author of three bestsellers, "Ain't...

East Fork, Amite County, Mississippi, USA

Lloyd “Cowboy” Copas

15 Jul 1913 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Musician. Patsy Cline had participated in a benefit...

Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

CDR Samuel David Dealey Cenotaph

13 Sep 1906 – 24 Aug 1944

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in...

Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

Red Foley

17 Jun 1910 – 19 Sep 1968

Country Musician. Born Clyde Julian Foley, he was a country music...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Arnim L. “Curly” Fox

9 Nov 1910 – 10 Nov 1995

Country Musician. Bluegrass fiddler. He was known to be one of...

Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee, USA

Hawkshaw Hawkins

22 Dec 1921 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Musician. Patsy Cline had participated in a benefit...

Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Grandpa Jones

20 Oct 1913 – 19 Feb 1998

Country Musician. He is best remembered as an old time country...

Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Ira Lonnie Louvin

21 Apr 1924 – 20 Jun 1965

Country Music Singer and Songwriter. He is best remembered as...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

David Harrison “Uncle Dave” Macon

7 Oct 1870 – 22 Mar 1952

Musician. Remembered as "The Dixie Dewdrop," his polished stage...

Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA

Kirk McGee

4 Nov 1899 – 24 Oct 1983

Musician. Born David Kirkland McGee in Franklin, Tennesse, he was...

Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA

Minnie Pearl

25 Oct 1912 – 4 Mar 1996

Country Music Commedienne/Icon. Born in Centerville, Tennessee,...

Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA

Jim Reeves

20 Aug 1923 – 31 Jul 1964

Country Music Singer. He received international acclaim for his...

Carthage, Panola County, Texas, USA

Tex Ritter

12 Jan 1905 – 2 Jan 1974

Country Music Singer, Actor. A major star in the 1930s and 1940s...

Port Neches, Jefferson County, Texas, USA

James Saburo Shigeta

17 Jun 1929 – 28 Jul 2014

Actor. His father was a contractor who immigrated from Japan,...

Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

Hank Snow

9 May 1914 – 20 Dec 1999

Country Music Singer, Composer. Hank Snow was a Canadian who...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Tex “Cousin Jody” Summey

11 Dec 1919 – 18 Aug 1975

Comedian. He was a country comedian from the Grand Ole Opry. He...

Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

James Alexander Thompson

1848 – 1931

Musician. Born in Baxter Tennessee, he was an old-time fiddle...

Laguardo, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA

Porter Wagoner

12 Aug 1927 – 28 Oct 2007

Musician. For over five decades, he was known as the image of...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Dottie West

11 Oct 1932 – 4 Sep 1991

Country Singer. After marrying Bill West, her songwriting partner...

McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee, USA

Doyle Wilburn

7 Jul 1930 – 16 Oct 1982

Country Music Singer. He will be remembered, as half of one the...

Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Teddy Wilburn

30 Nov 1931 – 24 Nov 2003

Country Music Singer. He will be remembered, as half of one the...

Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Hank Williams, Sr

17 Sep 1923 – 1 Jan 1953

Singer, Songwriter. He received international acclaim for his...

Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA

Boxcar Willie

1 Sep 1931 – 12 Apr 1999

Country and Folk Musician. Raised in a small home near the local...

Branson, Taney County, Missouri, USA

Del Wood

22 Feb 1920 – 3 Oct 1989

Country Music Musician. Guest starred on the Grand Ole Opry in...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Tammy Wynette

5 May 1942 – 6 Apr 1998

Country Music Singer. She was often referred to as the "First...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

No grave photo

Faron Young

25 Feb 1932 – 10 Dec 1996

Country Music Singer. Known as 'The Hillbilly Heartthrob' he is...

Cremated , Ashes scattered