Kilgore Memorial Service to Feature Famous Admirers

Merle Kilgore will be remembered by Wynonna, Kid Rock, Brenda Lee, Marty Stuart, Travis Tritt and Connie Smith during his memorial service at the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday (Feb. 15). The noon service is open to the public. Kilgore, who co-wrote “Ring of Fire” with June Carter Cash, and worked with both Hank Williams Sr. and Hank Williams Jr., died Sunday (Feb. 6). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Kilgore’s name to the T. J. Martell Foundation or Project Oasis.