Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels, 83, Passes Away After Suffering a Stroke
By Space Coast Daily // July 6, 2020
Daniels has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for veterans over the years
ABOVE VIDEO: Charlie Daniels has performed in Brevard County five times over the last 20 years at the Space Coast State Fair and Space Coast Seafood Festival. Above, Daniels performs at Space Coast Daily Park in Viera during the 2019 Seafood Festival.
(FOX 17 Nashville) – Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels has passed away after suffering a stroke, his representatives announced Monday.
The Grand Ole Opry member and Country Music Hall of Famer was 83.
Absolute Publicity, Inc. said Daniels passed away Monday morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage after doctors say he suffered a stroke.
Daniels has raised hundreds of thousands for veterans over the years and established a Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University.
“An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor, and a true road warrior, Daniels parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platform to support the military, underprivileged children, and others in need. The Charlie Daniels Band has long populated radio with memorable hits and his signature song, ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia.’ ”
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