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Glen Campbell Buried in Arkansas

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Glen Campbell‘s funeral quietly took place on Wednesday (Aug. 9) in Arkansas, just one day after his death. A Facebook post on Campbell’s official page revealed the news on Thursday (Aug. 10).

According to the Facebook post, a private burial ceremony took place in Campbell’s hometown of Delight, Ark., on Wednesday. A private memorial will follow.

“The Campbell family would like to thank everyone for their enormous outpouring of love and support,” the post reads.

Campbell was born on April 22, 1936, in Billstown, Ark. He was the seventh of 12 children to John Campbell, a sharecropper, and his wife Carrie. After a living with Alzheimer’s disease for a number of years, Campbell died in Nashville, at a facility for Alzheimer’s patients, around 10AM on Tuesday (Aug. 8).

“I owe him everything I am, and everything I ever will be,” singer-songwriter Ashley Campbell, Glen Campbell’s youngest daughter, wrote in a tribute post on Tuesday afternoon. “He will be remembered so well and with so much love.”

In June of 2011, Campbell announced his Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, after experiencing short-term memory loss for several years; the disease continued to rob him of his memories until his death. During his lifetime, Campbell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and won a number of major awards, including numerous Grammy Awards and Grammy Hall of Fame honors, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, two CMA Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), a number of ACM Awards and many more. His final album, Adios, was released in June.

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