RIP Charlie Louvin 1927-2011

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RIP Charlie Louvin 1927-2011

Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry Legend Charlie Louvin died at 1 AM early Wednesday morning according to his son Charlie “Sonny” Louvin Jr. Charlie had been battling pancreatic cancer. Earlier this month Charlie had been in the hospital for a urinary tract infection and dehydration. He was 83.

Charles Elzer Loudermilk was born in Henagar, AL in July of 1927. As a teenager he formed a gospel duo with his brother known as The Louvin Brothers.