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Celebration of life honoring Roy Clark held in Tulsa

Posted: 7:28 AM, Nov 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-21 14:06:43-05
Celebration of life honoring Roy Clark held in Tulsa
Celebration of life honoring Roy Clark held in Tulsa

A celebration of life service was held Wednesday for Country music legend Roy Clark. 

Clark died Thursday at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma due to complications from pneumonia. He was 85. 

Vince Gill and Ricky Skaggs were among those who paid tribute to Clark. 

Clark played lead guitar for Jimmy Dean, Wanda Jackson and Hank Thompson before co-hosting “Hee Haw” beginning in 1969. 

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In 1987, Clark joined the Grand Ole Opry became a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.