Daryle Singletary’s Friends Launch Fundraiser to Pay for Funeral Expenses
In the wake of Daryle Singletary's unexpected death on Feb. 12, fans and friends are rallying to support his family as they face the costs of a memorial service for the '90s country icon. A verified fund for the Singletary Family has been established through the Franklin Synergy Bank, according to a representative for Singletary.
Donations to the the Daryle Singletary Foundation Keepin’ It Country can be made via a YouCaring campaign or by mailing a check to the following address:
Franklin Synergy Bank
C/O The Daryle Singletary Foundation Keepin’ It Country
Attn: Ellen May
Senior Vice President
Sports, Music and Entertainment Group
33 Music Square West Unit 110B
Nashville, TN 37203
Singletary died unexpectedly in his Lebanon, Tenn., home, after playing back-to-back shows on the road over the weekend of Feb. 9-11. He leaves behind his wife, Holly, and four children: 7-year-old twin boys Mercer and Jonah, 5-year-old daughter Nora Caroline and 3-year-old daughter Charlotte Rose.
After Singletary's death, Platinum Records Nashville released a previously recorded song from the artist, with proceeds from the track linked to an unsanctioned fundraising account for Singletary's family. The singer's longtime business partner, Chuck Rhodes, delivered a cease-and-desist letter to the label since the song was recorded by Singletary as a demo only and not for release, and because his family had no knowledge of the fundraising campaign.
Singletary released his debut album, a self-titled project, in 1995; two of its singles -- "I Let Her Lie" and "Too Much Fun" -- reached the Top 5 on the country charts. Throughout his career, Singletary released six additional studio albums, the most recent of which, There's Still a Little Country Left, came out in 2015. He charted more than a dozen singles, including a third Top 5 hit, "Amen Kind of Love." The singer's active tour schedule supported his growing family during his final years.
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