Clay County says goodbye to country singer
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- Funeral services were held for country singer Slim Whitman Saturday morning at the Rock Bible Church in Middleburg.
The singer died June 19 of heart failure at the age of 90 at Orange Park Medical Center.
Whitman is famous for his high-pitched yodeling and recorded more than 65 albums in his a career.
His last recording was "Twilight on the Trail" produced in 2010.
Whitman told the Associated Press in 1991 that he wanted to be remembered as "a nice guy."
"I don't think you've ever heard anything bad about me, and I'd like to keep it that way. I'd like my son (Bryon) to remember me as a good dad. I'd like the people to remember me as having a good voice and a clean suit," Whitman said during the interview.
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