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Country Music Legend Roy Clark Passes Away, He Was 85

One of the classiest and funniest country music legends has passed away. Roy Clark is dead at 85.

“The next chance you get, do somethin’ nice for somebody – say ‘good day,’ hold a door open – and don’t wait around for a thank you… you don’t need it.” — Roy Clark

He started playing at 14. By age 15 he had won two National Banjo Championships and world banjo/guitar flat pick championships. He debuted on the Grand Ole Opry at 17. Starting in 1969, he hosted Hee-Haw for 21 years. He was married to Barbara for 57 years.

 

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