Belmont Memorial Set for David Skepner

Memorial services for talent manager David Skepner will be held at 3:30 p.m. CT Tuesday (Sept. 25) at Belmont University’s Belmont Mansion in Nashville. Skepner, who formerly managed Loretta Lynn , the Dixie Chicks , Riders in the Sky and other country acts, died Sept. 11 of a heart attack. He was for 17 years an adjunct professor at Belmont’s School of Music Business. Following the service at Belmont, mourners are invited to adjourn to Jimmy Kelly’s restaurant, one of Skepner’s favorite haunts, for an informal remembrance ceremony. The restaurant is located at 217 Louise Ave., near Baptist Hospital. Attorney Mike Milom, a close friend of Skepner, is organizing a music scholarship in his name. 09/19/01