Billy Grammer Passes Away
August 10, 2011 at 9:37 AM (PT)
GRAND OLE OPRY member and renowned guitar player BILLY GRAMMER passed away this MORNING (8/10), due to natural causes, in his home state of ILLINOIS.
GRAMMER performed with many artists such as HAWKSHAW HAWKINS, GRANDPA JONES and also had a role on JIMMY DEAN’s television show. Later, he formed his own band, performed as a solo artist, and recorded the song “Gotta Travel On.”
Funeral arrangements will be held for GRAMMER on SATURDAY, AUGUST 13th, at the MORTON & JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME in BENTON, IL at, 11a (CT).