Music Industry Veteran Scotty Turner Passes
February 18, 2009 at 2:00 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends prayers and condolences to the family of music industry veteran SCOTTY TURNER, who passed away at age 77 in COBLESKILL, NY.
SCOTTY's industry career spanned over 50 years, and over 400 of his songs were recorded by artists like ROY CLARK, JEAN SHEPERD, TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD, BUDDY HOLLY, HERB ALPERT and AUDIE MURPHY.
He was also instrumental in the careers of WAYLON JENNINGS, TAMMY WYNETTE, JERRY WALLACE and SLIM WHITMAN, among many others. A memorial service was held today (2/18) at 11:30a (CT) at WOODLAWN ROESCH-PATTON FUNERAL HOME in NASHVILLE.
Donations in SCOTTY's memory can be made to MARATHON FOR A BETTER LIFE, P.O. Box 268, WARNERVILLE, NY 12187 or a NASHVILLE cancer charity of your choice.