Willie Nelson, the famous country music legend has unfortunately passed away, leaving millions of fans throughout the whole world devastated.
His career achieved a point where he was traveling the world, meeting new people and forming great relationships, and one of the people he met on his adventure was the legendary musician and songwriter Larry Butler. The two met when Nelson was just starting out, and since then, they have remained great friends.
But after performing together a few weeks ago, Willie received the hard news that Larry had passed away. Unfortunately, Willie received the devastating news that Larry Butler has passed away. The two had a long history together so we can only imagine the overflow of emotions as soon as he heard the tragic news.
Larry’s obituary noted that he had passed away on Mother’s Day, at the age of 85, and he did so peacefully surround by all of his loved ones.
He is survived by three daughters Tammy Sklar, Teresa Butler and Tina Martin, as well as a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also has a brother Roy Lee Butler, sister Billie Kirkley and sister-in-law, Rita Jones.
“In the early morning hours of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017, Larry Butler passed away peacefully at the age of 85, surrounded by his loved ones.”
Let’s all take a moment of our time to send a prayer to the family of this legend of a man. He will be missed, R.I.P.
H/T: USA News Flash