Charlie Daniels, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame best known for “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” died Monday morning after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83.
Daniels’ death was confirmed by his publicist, Don Murry Grubbs. He is survived by his wife, Hazel, and son Charlie Daniels Jr, according to a statement posted online on July. 6, 2020.
Our great patriot Charlie Daniels is gone. Prayers for his family. ❤️🙏🏻
Charlie Daniels, of ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’ fame, dies at 83 https://t.co/Aos4HQqm4R
— Juanita Broaddrick (@atensnut) July 6, 2020
Cause of Death.
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
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as an expert on supernatural fiddle battles in southern american folklore, i will be making a statement regarding the passing of charles daniels shortly.
I get orders from a guy named Charles Daniels in Bluffton, SC frequently & always get so excited! I know it’s not THE #CharlieDaniels but still… he always orders 12 jars of my House Pickles! He ordered again just last week. I am guessing he’s a Simple Man!
— angie tillman (@angieti) July 6, 2020
In 2017, Charles Daniels told @CNSNews:
“I tell people now when I leave Tennessee I want to go to heaven. It’s the only other place I want to live more than Tennessee.”https://t.co/4wASntf3ic
— Liberty Nation (@libertynation) July 6, 2020
We just stopped for lunch in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee and ended up witnessing the funeral parade in honor of Charles Daniels coming back home. He was the musician who wrote The Devil Went Down to Georgia. Rest in Peace to a legend .
Ohh man… I was listening to The Devil Went Down To Georgia the other day… Well, Years ago a Devil Went Down to Georgia. But today an angel left Tennessee. RIP Charles Daniels, nevrr put down that fiddle!
— LeoHightower (@LeoHightowerJr) July 6, 2020
Les Paul truly enjoyed the many times he was able to spend with the legendary Charles Daniels. The world has lost one of the true geniuses of music. RIP Charlie. We will miss you!
— Les Paul Foundation (@lespaulfound) July 6, 2020