Glen Campbell laid to rest in his hometown
Country music icon, Glen Campbell, sadly died from Alzheimers last week and fans all over the world were heart broken.
This week he was laid to rest in a private ceremony at his hometown in Delight, Arkansas.
In a post on his official Facebook page on Thursday evening, the Campbell family informed fans of Glen Campbell’s funeral, and thanked them for their support. The post also stated that there will be a private memorial.
Delight, Arkansas, was where Campbell was born and raised. Its 300 approx residents credit Campbell with putting Delight on the map.
“I never called Glen, Glen. His nickname was Harry. We always called him Harry,” Campbell’s cousin, Harvey Edge told KTHV.
“It will affect the whole town to some point,” Delight resident Randy Abbott told KTHV of Campbell’s passing. Campbell’s face adorns every sign headed into the town.
Abbott also stated that the town is hoping to put together a museum dedicated to Campbell.
Campbell died on Tuesday (Aug. 8). He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease since 2011.