Memorial Arrangements for Grand Ole Opry Star Mel McDaniel
A memorial service for Grand Ole Opry star Mel McDaniel will be held Wed., April 13 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Grand Ole Opry House. The memorial will be open to the public. In lieu of flowers, McDaniel’s family requests memorial donations be made to the Opry Trust Fund at this address:
Opry Trust Fund
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
McDaniel lost his battle with lung cancer on March 31 at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn. The 68-year-old McDaniel had been a member of the Opry since 1986. McDaniel’s last Opry appearance was during an all-cast sing at the Sept. 28, 2010 re-opening of the Opry House. McDaniel is survived by one daughter and one grandson.